The Ondo pregnant doctor, Jumoke Aiyeku, has been released by her kidnappers, after the payment of an unspecified amount of money.
Jumoke Aiyeku, was amongst the three medical personnel and two lecturers abducted by gunmen in Owo area of Ondo State.
According to Vanguard, her family decided to pay the ransom because of her condition. However, a source said the abductors have requested for another N50 million before others still in their custody will be released.
A member of the doctor’s family said she got back home yesterday morning after an undisclosed amount of money was paid to the hoodlums.
The state Police spokesperson, Femi Joseph said police detective combed the thick forest to secure her release. Joseph said:
“Since the abduction took place, our men have been at work, they didn’t sleep. He said that was how they freed the victim and no ransom was paid.
Meanwhile, the families of the other victims, vanguard learned have opened a line of discussion with the kidnappers on the payment of ransom.
It was gathered that the families of the two nurses are working together while those of the two polytechnic lecturers are also said to be working together.
The abductors, dressed in mobile police uniforms, blocked the road and stopped the vehicles.