Reports have it that, Rev. Fr. Michael Olofinlade has been released by his captors after spending a total of three days with the kidnappers.
Fr. Micheal was abducted on his way to his parish at Omu Ekiti on Saturday around 6
pm on the Itaji Ekiti Ijelu Ekiti
According to a source, the reason why the Catholic priest was released isn’t still clear, but he has been taken to the hospital for a Medical check-up.
The source further revealed that since Saturday when the Catholic priest was
Kidnapped, all the relevant Security agencies and even the local hunters swung into
action, to see to his rescue.
A source at Ijelu Ekiti said, “Information about circumstances leading to the release of the Catholic priest is sketchy, but I can tell you he has been released and the Reverend Father was taken to hospital immediately after release for medical attention.
“I also know that following the abduction of the cleric on Saturday, the security agencies and local hunters were mobilized to go after the abductors to rescue the cleric and possibly effect arrest of the criminals.”