The police command in Osun state has confirmed the abduction of travellers along the Omoh/Erin-Ijesha road in Ori-Ade local government area of the state.
Yet to be identified gunmen on Sunday night, January 17, waylaid the travellers while commuting along the road and took some of them to nearby bush around Ori-Oke Omoh while others were left at the scene.
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Yemisi Opalola, said.
”Two people were kidnapped on Sunday evening and our men have been deployed to the area to rescue them.”
Also confirming the incident, the Corps Commander of Amotekun outfit, Osun State, General Bashir Adewinbi, said efforts are being made to rescue those that were abducted.
“We did not know the numbers of people that were kidnapped by gunmen but we have drafted people to the scene of the crime to secure there release” he stated.