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Rev. Kayode Akande, Methodist Priest Kidnapped By Fulani Herdsmen In Osun Regains Freedom

methodist priest kidnapped fulani herdsmen releasedAkande ministering

The Methodist Church Presbyter of Aagba Circuit, Very Rev. Kayode Akande and two other members from Osogbo Diocese of the church regained their freedom yesterday.

Akande and the two others simply identified as Mr. Bankole and Mr. Omodunbi were kidnapped on Sunday at about 7pm at Telemu along Iwo-Osogbo Road in Osun State by suspected herdsmen. They were returning from a church programme in Ile-Ogbo, the headquarters of Irewole local government of Osun State.

It was not clear whether ransom was paid before they were released.

The three men were yesterday released to the Bishop of Osogbo Diocese, Rt. Revd. Amos Ogunrinde.

On Monday, the kidnappers were said to have demanded N20 million ransom from Akande’s wife to pave the way for his release.

[The Nation]



  1. Jezrel

    June 15, 2018 at 7:01 AM

    So dis herds gangs are in osun. we are in trouble

    • iron bar

      June 15, 2018 at 11:07 AM

      They have invaded the south…Their conspiracy to subdue us will never work

  2. Big Aunty Koks

    June 15, 2018 at 7:15 AM

    N20million? They should first count twenty million stones just to ensure they know the figure they are asking as ransom for their victims. Na wa o! Maybe now people are beginning to know the use of mathematics the subject will become more popular than experienced in the past.
    Mathematics guru herdsmen. O nothing one wouldn’t hear.
    Welcome back sirs and happy survival.

  3. fifelomo

    June 15, 2018 at 9:53 AM

    Thank God for your life sir.

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