From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja
Ijumu Local Government Local Hunters and Vigilantes has rescued wife of the former Kogi West PDP zonal chairman, Mrs Kola Ojo and others from the hands of abductors.
After several days of patrol by the Ijumu Local hunters and vigilantes, led by the Executive Chairman of Ijumu Local Government Area, Hon. Taufiq Isa, the wife of the former Kogi West Zonal PDP Chairman, Mrs Kola Ojo and others finally regained freedom from the hands of kidnappers.
Recalled, that the victims were kidnapped last week at Igbo – Iffe in Ijumu Local Government Area.
The wife of the former zonal chairman explained that her captors molested them,beat and starve them. She further said the unfortunate incident occurred early last week when she was travelling to Lagos from Okoro Gbede after the mourning of her husband.
She explained that,before leaving the Kidnappers den, two of the abductors were in severe pains as a result of the bullets shot from the local hunters four days ago.
She stated that,She thanked the Executive Chairman of Ijumu Local Government Area Council, Hon.Taufiq Isa and the Local Government local hunters and vigilantes for saving and rescuing her life.
However, the Executive Chairman of the Local Government Area, praised Governor Yahaya Bello and the Special Adviser on Security to the Governor, Commodore Jerry Omodara (rtd) for their logistic and moral support during the challenging period.
He further commended the Local hunters and vigilantes for their efforts towards curbing criminality in his domain.