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By Evelyn Usman & Tare Youdeowei
LAGOS—The six persons, who were abducted from the Lagos State Model College in Epe area of Lagos, last week, have been released.

They were released about 10.35p.m., Tuesday night.

Though the exact amount paid as ransom could not be ascertained, Vanguard gathered that one of the families paid N1 million for their ailing child.

Distraught parents of the abducted students, were said to have visited the school, yesterday, where a meeting was held with management of the school.

Some of them left in the evening. A relative of one of the students,  who was contacted confirmed that their son had been reunited with them.

However,Vanguard, gathered, yesterday, that the family of one of the abducted persons from Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, in Eredo Local Council Development Area, last Thursday, had paid N1 million ransom to the kidnappers.

The money, as gathered, was dropped at an undisclosed designated place, as instructed by the kidnappers, for the release of the ailing captive.

The agreement to drop the money was reportedly reached between the kidnappers and one of the family members after much plea on behalf of the sick captive.

The relative had informed Vanguard, Monday, that the family had raised N1 million, which it intended to pay to the kidnappers. He also confirmed payment of the money.


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