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Wife of former MILAD kidnapped in Kwara, released after 3 days; suspects arrested

Wife of former MILAD kidnapped in Kwara, released after 3 days; suspects arrested

 

 

Mrs. Jumoke Bamigboye, wife of the former military administrator of Bauchi and Osun states, on Monday night regained her freedom from her abductors after three days in captivity.

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Mrs. Bamigboye, who is wife of the retired Colonel Theophilus Bamigboye, was abducted last Saturday in Oko Olowo area in Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara state.

Mrs. Bamigboye, a Magistrate in Kwara state and member of Rotary Club International, was reportedly kidnapped by some gunmen while returning from the farm on Saturday.

Monarchs News gathered that the wife of the former military administrator was returning from her farm in Oko Olowo area where she was said to have gone to supervise Garri processing meant for supply to her customers.

The kidnappers were said to have contacted her family, demanding a ransom of N100 million for her release until it was later negotiated to N50 million as at Monday evening.

Colonel Bamigboye, who confirmed the abduction to journalists, said that his wife had been taken to the hospital for medical attention after her release from her abductors.

Speaking on the development, the Police Public Relations officer (PPRO), Kwara state Police Command, Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the release said that Mrs. Bamigboye was released by the kidnappers last night.

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He said that three suspects had been arrested in connection with her kidnap.

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