The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, today December 3rd, coordinated the rescue operation of Onyiwara Chinwe Faith, a Corp member serving at ABC Farm, Ilamija Nla Village The Guardian NG reports.
A statement from Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the state police command, says the Corp member was rescued at about 2.20am this morning in a swamp forest around Ilamija Nla in Epe after a gun battle.
Onyiwara Chinwe Faith was abducted on 29/11/2019 while on her way to attend CDS meeting at Ilamija, Epe. The abductors demanded the ransom of N50 million but later reduced to N400,000 but no ransom was paid.
The kidnappers’ ring leader, 31-year-old Moses Ofeye from Ondo State, of Ijaw origin, was arrested with gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to hospital for medical attention due to the shock and trauma she experienced and long-distance trek. But she is in stable condition.
She has been handed over to the Lagos State Coordinator of the NYSC and her family by the Commissioner of Police.
The Lagos State Coordinator of the NYSC and family of the rescued Corp member were filled with gratitude to the Commissioner of Police for rescuing their daughter alive.