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The kidnapped retired lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic ,Ofa, Kwara state , Fasasi Olanigan has been rescued .
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the victim was rescued on Wednesday night by hunters few hours after he was kidnapped by four armed Fulani herdsmen .
Olanigan was reportedly abducted on Wednesday on the Imasayi-Isaga road in Joga ,Yewa-North Local government area of the state .
Confirming his freedom , a family member said he has been rescued by hunters on Wednesday night .
The victim was said to have been injured by the abductors who reportedly dragged him on the ground .
The source said ” Thank God my brother has been rescued .
“He was rescued by hunters who combed the bush .”
It would be recalled that the victim’s wife, Mrs Ireti Olanigan had told PLATFORM TIMES that her husband was kidnapped two hours after he left his home in Abeokita for Ijoga area .
She explained that the news of her husband’s abduction got to her through the man that travelled with him after he escaped from the kidnappers .
She said “two hours after he left home, the person that went with my husband came to me and said he has been kidnapped .
“He was kidnapped on the Joga road by four Fulani herdsmen fully armed .
” I was told that as he was being dragged into the bush someone came and shouted thief, so, the other person escaped while they took my husband away into the bush .
“I have gone to the scene and the hunters have helped me to search the bush but they could not find him .
” I left the spot to report to the police at Lafenwa police station and when I went back to the spot , I did not see my husband’s car that was abandoned . I was told police have come to take the car.
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