Alaga Olayemi, a businessman and farmer, was kidnapped on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, by unknown gunmen from his farm in Oke-Onigbin, Isin local government area of Kwara, the State Police Command confirmed on Friday, April 23, 2021.
Ajayi Okasanmi, the public relations officer of the Kwara Police Command, told journalists in Ilorin on Friday, April 23, 2021, that the businessman was kidnapped by seven unknown gunmen, indicating that intensive effort to rescue him has been activated by the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Lawal Bagega.
According to findings, the businessman was abducted along with some of his Aides. However, two of his aides escaped after some confrontation with the kidnappers.
They managed to escape with some matchete cut injuries while their boss was whisked away to an unknown destination.
The Police said they do not know if the abductors have made any demands from Olayemi’s family.