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Army captain kidnapped in Ondo regains freedom

An army officer who was kidnapped on Wednesday in Ondo has regained his freedom.

TheCable had reported how some gunmen kidnapped the army captain identified as D Gana along Kabba-Auga Akoko expressway in Akoko north-east local government area of Ondo state.

The kidnappers were said to have contacted the victim’s family, making a demand of N20 million as ransom.

Speaking to journalists on Thursday, Ayorinde Omojokun, spokesperson for the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Barracks, Akure, said Gana was released alongside two others on Wednesday night at a border town between Ondo and Edo states.

Omojokun said the army officer is currently on his way to Ibadan, Oyo state, for a special assignment.

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