Little Oluwabunmi Ajelero who was kidnapped from her church, Surulere Baptist Church Lagos on Sunday April 19th has been found in Abeokuta, Ogun state. She was found yesterday April 20th and is now back safe with her family.
The girl was kidnapped by two men who rode on a motorcycle and pretended to be worshipers in the church. They lured the little girl with Gala as she played with her mates in the church compound while her parents were in the church worshiping. The kidnappers came into the church through the main entrance but made away with the little girl through the church's back gate.
Narrating what happened to Punch, her father, Oladapo Ajelero said
"It happened around 1pm on Sunday. The children finished their service before us and were playing on the church premises; Oluwabunmi was among them. Suddenly, one of her friends rushed in and said two men had lured and taken her away through the back of the church. Some people in the area said they saw her sitting between two men on a motorcycle. I learnt they escaped through Nathan Street. Our hearts are broken, we don’t know what to do anymore. They have called and instructed me to cooperate. I am still expecting their calls, but for now they have not asked for any ransom"he saidLagos state Police spokesperson, Kenneth Nwosu confirmed the rescue of the little girl.
"The child has been found in Abeokuta, Ogun State and reunited with her parents. Investigations are ongoing to track down the kidnappers.” he saidIt is however not certain if the family paid any ransom for her release.