Freed journalists arrive Lagos, recount experiences « Vanguard

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Mr. Wahab Oba, and three other journalists: Mr. Adolphus Okonkwo, Sylva Okereke, Shola Oyeyipo, with their driver, Mr. Azeez Abdulraf, kidnapped by gunmen at Umuafouka junction, near Ukwakiri, in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State, a week ago, regained their freedom, yesterday.Freed Journalists

They arrived Lagos at about 6.30 pm aboard a chattered ZS-SME flight at the Local Air wing, Ikeja to the warm embrace of journalists who turned out in their large numbers.

According to reports, they regained their freedom between 1.30 and 2.00 a.m. at Ukwakiri.

Narrating their ordeal to newsmen at the Police Headquarters, Umuahia; Wahab and the others said they were released by their abductors miraculously in a market.

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