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Abducted lecturer’s wife released

08 April 2015, 11:01

Ogun - Hamdallah Ettu, wife of a lecturer in the Department of Biology at the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Gbenga Ettu, who was kidnapped on April 3, has been released on Tuesday, Punch reports.

Ettu was kidnapped on her way home from her shop where she sold foodstuffs and daily needs on April 3 with the kidnappers demanding the sum of N20m as ransom.

The mother of five, who is currently in a hospital in Ijebu Ode, was released by the kidnappers after she went on hunger strike since her kidnap on Friday.

Also read:ASUU calls for release of abducted lecturer

The kidnappers refused to yield to the pleas of Ettu when he told them that he could not afford the ransom they asked for but they refused to release her threatening to kill her if the money wasn’t paid.

The nursing mother was however released on Tuesday and dropped at Ikangba, in the outskirts of Ijebu Ode.

Read more at Punch

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