The rescue operation of a Corps member serving at ABC farm, Ilamija Nla Village was coordinated by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu on Tuesday, December 3rd.
In a statement issued by the Police Public Relations in the state, Bala Elkana, it reveals that the Corp member was rescued at about 2.20am this morning in a swamp forest around Ilamija Nla in Epe after a gun battle.
Recall that Onyiwara Chinwe Faith was abducted on 29/11/2019 while on her way to attend CDS meeting at Ilamija, Epe.
The sum of N50 million was demanded by the abductors as ransom but later reduced to N400,000. No ransom was paid.
According to reports, the kidnappers ring leader, 31-year-old Moses Ofeye from Ondo State, of Ijaw origin, was arrested with gunshot wounds.
The victim was taken to hospital for medical attention due to the shock and trauma she experienced and long distance trek. But she is in stable condition.
She has been handed over to the Lagos State Coordinator of the NYSC and her family by the Commissioner of Police.
The Lagos State Coordinator of the NYSC and family of the rescued Corp member were filled with gratitude to the Commissioner of Police for rescuing their daughter alive.