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The combined team of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday rescued a man kidnapped on Sunday night in Osun State.

Press Informant gathered that gunmen on Sunday night abducted travellers along Omoh/Erin-Ijesha road in Ori-Ade Local Government Area of Osun State.

A police source told our correspondent that the gunmen kidnapped two, a man and woman and took them to a nearby bush around Ori-Oke Omoh while others were left at the scene.

It was further gathered that the Police, men of Nigerian Airforce, Amotekun corpse, Hunters, and Vigilante who was deployed to the busy rescued the man from the captive of the kidnappers.

The spokesperson of the police in Osun, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident.

She added that the State Commissioner for Police, Wale Olokode on Monday morning had a meeting with the men of Nigerian Airforce, and leaders of Amotekun, Hunters and vigilante in the state to join the operation to rescue the adopted woman and to stop the further criminal activities in the state.

“The CP has called the men of Nigerian Airforce, and leaders of Amotekun, Hunters and Vigilante in working together to rescue the woman and to put a stop to the future kidnapping in the state.

“The order is to rescue the person under the captive of the kidnappers and put a stop to the kidnapping in the state.

Opalola noted that effort is ongoing to rescue the remaining person in the hand of the kidnappers.