Afeez Hanafi and Peter Dada
After 64 days in captivity, the six abducted pupils of the Lagos State Model College , Igbonla , Epe , regained their freedom on Friday .
Although details of their release are still sketchy, our correspondent learnt the kids were released in Ajakpa Community in Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State .
A senior police officer said the children had been moved to the Ondo State Police Command headquarters in Akure .
It was gathered that no ransom was paid before the victims were released .
According to a source , the abducted kids would be taken to the Ondo State Governor , Mr . Rotimi Akeredolu at the Ondo State Government House Akure , the state capital by the security operatives.
One of the parents of the children basked in euphoria when contacted on the telephone .
“ I am the happiest person on earth right now. When I called the Lagos State Commissioner of Police to confirm the news, he said ‘ congratulations, they have been released ’ . ”
Source: The Punch