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Thursday, September 12, 2013

UPDATED: Lawyer And Human Right Activist Mike Ozekhome Released

Two weeks after Human Rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome was abducted by suspected kidnappers, the activist, this morning ,regained his freedom.

Though, it cannot be  ascertained, how much was paid as ransom. It is rumored that the sum of N100million was paid by his family and friends to secure his release.
There was jubilation in his Oviukwe community in Etsako East Local Government Council of Edo State following his release by his abductors. It was learnt that the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) was abandoned  near Agbor at about 1am.
He was said to have left for Lagos to rejoin his family.
The Edo State Police Commissioner, Folunso Adebanjo has confirmed his release.

A family friend to the Ozekhomes and former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode said he had a telephone conversation with the lawyer this morning.
“I just spoke to him and he was very excited,” the former minister said. “He was full of thanks to God and was in very high spirits.”


  1. Thank God!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Halleluyah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. So happy for his family.

  4. Ikponwosa!! Our prayers have been answered. I can only imagine the rejoicing at home now.

  5. We give God all the glory for answering the prayer for his release,thanks be to God for His mercy,we are all very happy for him.


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