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Just In: Abducted ex-UI DVC, Professor Agbaje Regains Freedom

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Just In: Abducted ex-UI DVC, Professor Agbaje Regains Freedom

One of the travelers abducted on Lagos-Ibadan expressway last weekend, Professor Adigun Agbaje, a former deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of the University of Ibadan, has regained his freedom, according to a close source.

According to Vanguard, The source, Professor Remi Aiyede, Head of Department, Political Science, University of Ibadan, said Professor Agbaje had been released some hours ago and is undergoing medical checkup.

“Prof Agbaje has just been released about few hours ago. He is okay and undergoing medical checkup,” he said in on telephone.

Recall that Agbaje was on his way to Ibadan at about 6pm on Friday, when the kidnappers blocked his way very close to the Sat Guru Maharaji Garden and kidnapped him.

Since his abduction on Friday night, men of the Nigeria Police, Oyo State command and sister-security agencies began rescue efforts.

It was said that the abductors contacted his family and demanded a sum of N50 million as ransom.

It wasn’t clear whether or not the ransom was paid at the time of filing this report.

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