Gbemisola Basorun, 38, a mother of two and a graduate of Secretariat studies has reportedly been kidnapped in the Lagos suburb of Ikorodu.
An eye-witness said the victim was kidnapped by four unidentified while returning from church in a Pathfinder SUV with registration number plate KTU 476 CM. The med rode on motorcycles and and took her away.
The victim’s first child, seven-year-old Olamide, was about opening the gate for her mother to drive into the compound when the gunmen alighted from the motorcycle and one of them pointed a gun at her and ordered her to the back seat where her five-year-old brother was seated. The boy and his sister were later thrown out of the car by their assailants while two of the men sat with their victim and the other one took over the driver’s seat.
Reports say Gbemisola’s husband, Abimbola Basorun reported the matter to the police at Sagamu Road, Ikorodu and Ogijo Police Divisions when he was informed of the incidence around 8pm.
“I was not around when the incident occurred but the police are aware about the development and they have swung into action,” Mr. Basorun said.
Mrs. Basorun is a prayer warrior, Pastor of IT at the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) Pentecostal Chapel. She pastor, Ariyo says she is a committed member of the church.
“She is in prayer band and welfare departments and I saw her last during the Tuesday service,” Ariyo told newsmen.
Gbemisola was said to be ill and on medication when her abduction took place.