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A captain in the Nigerian Army whose name was simply given as Gana, and two others who were kidnapped few days ago by unknown gunmen in Akoko area of Ondo state, have been rescued by security operatives.

They were rescued on Thursday.

It was gathered that Captain Gana and other travellers were abducted around Auga-Akoko-Ibilo Edo State axis and they were rescued at a forest around the boundary of Ondo-Edo state near Ibilo.

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Confirming their release to newsmen, the Spokesman of the Nigerian Army 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure, Captain Ayorinde Omojokun said combined team of the Army and other security agencies rescued the military officer without paying any ransom.

According to report, the kidnappers who earlier demanded twenty million naira ransom, escaped from from their den where the victims were kept.