Kidnappers Free Enyimba FC Star Dayo Ojo – Channels Television

Advertisement

Enyimba FC star Dayo Ojo and Abia Comet's Benjamin Iluyomade have been released by abductors after they were kidnapped on Sunday.

Advertisement

Dayo and Benjamin were kidnapped while returning from their teams on Sunday following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

They were abducted along the Benin-Owo highway, but released three days later, according to a statement from Enyimba.

ALSO READ: 12 Kidnap victims rescued in Katsina

Advertisement

“GREAT BIG NEWS!” the club also tweeted on their confirmed handle. "Our midfielder, Dayo Ojo has regained the freedom of his kidnappers."

Their release followed the combined efforts of the Aba-based club and their families.

Advertisement

The duo has been reunited with their families, the club's statement further explains.

Ojo has seven Super Eagles international matches and with the African African Championships 2018 (CHAN) Nigeria was placed second.

Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *