Gunmen release kidnap victims in Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi

A Lagos-based businessman, Chief Femi Fadeyi, and a staff of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, (EKSUTH),  Dr. Adekunle Abayomi, snatched by yet to be identified gunmen a few days ago have been released unharmed in Ekiti State. But a reliable source disclosed that millions of naira was paid to secure the secure the safe release of both men.

Fadeyi, an indigene of Ekiti State was kidnapped  as he sought fuel his car at a petrol station in Ido-Ekiti, while Abayomi was snatched on his way from Ado-Ekiti to another town.

A member of the Ekiti State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association, (NMA) disclosed that the two persons were found in an isolated spot at Ijero-Ekiti, in Ijero Local government Area of the state before noon on Thursday shortly after the ransom demanded had been paid.


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