BREAKING: 8 days after, Kidnappers release Popular Oyo Islamic cleric, Akewugbagold twins

Gunmen abduct children of popular Oyo Islamic cleric

Twins of popular Oyo Islamic cleric, Alhaji Taofeek Akewugbagold have been released barely 8 days after they were abducted.

This development occured days after the abductors demanded for £100,000 which is equivalent to N55 million for the release of the children.

WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that set of twins, a boy and a girl who are children of a popular Islamic cleric in Oyo state identified as Sheikh Taofeeq Akewugbagold have been kidnapped by gunmen in Ibadan, the state capital of Oyo state.

According to the popular Islamic cleric, the abducted twins were released to their father beside a bush in an unknown land this morning Sunday 3rd of May around 5:30am.

This was revealed by the father of the twins via his Facebook account this morning.

Alhaji Akewugbagold thanked everyone for their support and prayers and also appreciated God for returning his beloved kids.

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

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