Abducted OAU’s Prof Adegbeingbe Regains Freedom

A senior lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Prof Yinka Adegbeingbe, who was abducted on Sunday night near Ikire along Ife-Ibadan Expressway, has been released. Though details surrounding his release were still sketchy, Tribune Online gathered that he was in good condition and currently with the Police.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Osun State Policr Command, Mrs Folasade Odoro, confirmed Adegbeingbe’s release to journalists in Osogbo.Similarly, the director of media and public affairs to the Ooni of Ife, Comrade Moses Olafare, also confirmed the development to Tribune Online.

He stated: “Having spoken to his wife a couple of minutes ago, I feel so glad to break the good news that Prof Yinka Adegbehingbe of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of the  Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU), Ile-Ife, who was yesterday (Sunday) kidnapped along Ibadan road around Ikoyi-Apomu axis has been released and now in the proper care of the Nigeria Police.”

Credit: Nigerian Tribune

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