Alhaji Taofeeq Akewugbagold, a former chairman of the Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare Board (Muslim wing) whose twins were abducted about a week ago, have reportedly been released.
The twins, Walfiq and Walfiqoh’s release came at exactly 8 days after their abduction at their parents’ Ojoo, Ibadan house.
The family did not state whether or not any ransom was paid, however the Oyo-born Islamic cleric had told newsmen that called him, demanded the sum of N55 million.
Akewugbagold who confirmed this wrote on his Facebook account that;
“ALHAMDULILLAH! AT 5.30AM OF SUNDAY 3RD MAY, MY ABDUCTED TWIN KIDS ARE RELEASED TO ME BESIDE A BUSH AFTER 8DAYS IN AN UNKNOWN LAND. THANKS TO U ALL FOR FOR YOUR PRAYERS AND SUPPORT, JAZAKUMULLAHU KHAIRAN. ABERE MI BO SINU OKUN, OLOUN YO PADA FUN MI.“