The Head of the General Hospital, Imeko, Dr Oladunni Odetola, who was kidnapped on Wednesday night, alongside a nurse identified as Mrs Bamgbose, has been released.
The medical personnel were released on Monday night by their abductors.
The kidnappers were said to have emerged from the bush at Olubo village, dragged them away, leaving their car on the road.
In an attempt to rescue them, the community had mobilised 26 local vigilantes to comb the forest, but they were attacked by the kidnappers, who shot them and also burnt their two vehicles and nine motorcycles.
Confirming the release of Odetola and the nurse, the Balogun Isale of Imeko, Chief Ganiu Akinloye, said they were released last night.
“Yes, the doctor and the nurse were released last night. They were released to the community. We thank God,” the community leader said.