It has been revealed that the hotel owner (Olugbenga Owolabi), his staffer (Rachael Opadele), who was a student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, kidnapped last Thursday at Abaa in Ogbomoso have been reportedly killed after the family allegedly paid a ransom of N5m.
The okada operator who conveyed the person who took the ransom there was also shot dead in anger, while the other person is at an undisclosed receiving treatment.
OgbomosoInsightNews was informed by a family source that the ransom was taken there yesterday night at Ogbomoso-Ilorin road around Igbon area and that the kidnappers counted the money to ensure it was up to the agreed amount.
But their anger was stoked when they became aware of the presence of soldiers at LAUTECH area who stormed Ogbomoso yesterday ostensibly to provide security sequel to the increasing waves of kidnapping in the area.
“Soldiers were deployed to Ogbomoso yesterday but the bandits thought we invited the soldiers and so they opened fire on the victims and the men who took the ransom money there.”
She added that the corpses would be evacuated this morning.
He absolved the traditional ruler of Abaa, Alabaa of Aba who assisted in finding the person who volunteered to take the ransom there disclosing that the people of Abaa are currently pointing accusing fingers at Alabaa.