Osagie Otabor, Akure
Three travellers abducted on Wednesday have been rescued by operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun Corps.
The victims were rescued on Friday evening after gun battle with their abductors.
It could not be confirmed if any of the abductors was killed.
The kidnappers had attacked a passenger bus with passengers along Ido Ani – Ifira Akoko expressway in Akoko South-East Local Government.
Nine persons were rescued few hours after the abduction by the Amotekun Corps while the kidnappers whisked three victims away.
Commander of the Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, who confirmed rescue of the victims, said they would be reunited with their families Saturday.
He said: “I can confirm to you that we have rescued the three remaining victims and they will be reunited with their families.”