24 suspected kidnappers arrested by Nigerian army in Ondo


24 suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the Nigerian army following a two weeks operation around Owo and Akoko areas of Ondo State.

The was disclosed during a visit to Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III palace in which the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai was represented by the Commander, 32, Artillery Brigade Owena Cantonment, General Zakan Abubakar.

Buratai said troops were deployed to some strategic area in the state precisely Arimogija, Owo to Oba Akoko axis after an Army Captain and Naval Officer were kidnapped along that route.

Abubakar stated that the Army would not relent in carrying out its constitutional roles of protecting lives and property of the people in the state.