A map of Ogun, a state in south-west Nigeria.
The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the release of a doctor and a nurse abducted on April 7.
This was confirmed on Tuesday by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi.
He however could not confirm if the family members of the victims paid ransom to secure the release of the health workers who regained their freedom in the early hours of today.
The doctor and nurse were identified as Oladunni Odetola and Mrs Bamgbose respectively.
Adetola, who is the head of General Hospital, Imeko, Imeko-Afon Local Government Area, alongside the nurse Bamgbose were kidnapped on Wednesday last week on Abeokuta – Imeko road.
It was gathered that the gunmen had emerged from the bush at Olubo village and whisked away their victims.
Their abductors subsequently demanded ₦20m ransom, a development which allegedly led to fundraising among the health workers in the state…