The Osun State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the release of the seven travellers who were abducted along Osogbo/Obokun Road.
Yemisi Opalola, the spokesperson of Osun Police Command, made this known in a statement.
The travellers were abducted on Tuesday, with one person killed, while two others were injured by gunmen who attacked commuters near Ajebandele Village, in the Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State.
According to Opalola, the release was made possible through frantic efforts of the police and support from other security agencies in the state.
“The victims were released due to the pressure mounted on the abductors by the Police and other security agencies. The victims will soon be reunited with their families.
“The Commissioner of Police appeals to the good citizens of the State to collaborate with Police to get rid of all criminal elements from the State while assuring the members of the public/commuters of their safety as security measures have been put in place to forestall future occurrence,” the statement read.