Saturday, September 23, 2023

Islamic cleric begs for release of his kidnapped twins

An Ibadan based-Islamic cleric, Sheikh Taofeeq Akewugbagold on Wednesday appealed to the abductors of his twins, for the release of the two children.

It was gathered that the twin children, a male and a female were kidnapped at gunpoint at the Abatakan area in Ojoo, Ibadan, last Saturday.

Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the abduction.

Advertisement

Fadeyi in response to an SMS said, “Yes, there was an abduction of Akewugbagold twins last night.

“Efforts are intensified, arrests were made and they are currently assisting the police in investigations”.

Advertisement

However, the two children have not been released as at the time of filing the report.

Akewugbagold in a telephone conversation noted that though the family has been contacted, the abductors are yet to demand any ransom.

While explaining that about four suspects were arrested, Akewugbagold confirmed that those arrested are his workers, whom the police suspects.

He called on the abductors to release his two children without further delay.

“We have been contacted. They have contacted us. We pray that God touches their minds.

“We don’t want to involve the police. I will not like to speak on the ransom.

“Yes, police arrested some people, but they are my workers. They are not the abductors. But, we did not suspect anybody.

“I am sorry I can’t speak on ransom. I don’t want to speak on that”.

Signature TV
Signature TVhttps://signaturetv.isitedigitals.com
Signature TV is a multi-media company, owners and operators of signaturetv.org and producers of The Signature Show on AIT and Corruption Tori. Our programmes are broadcast on the AIT Network and on Seven NTA stations across the country. We are content providers for a number of television networks and some State TV stations, with a respected 24/7, high online and offline followership. We are also Communications/Media Consultants to MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation and OSIWA.

Related Articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Articles