Gunmen strike again in Oyo, kidnap hotelier, staff


Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two people in Oyo State.

LEAKBLAST gathered from sources that the two people, a hotelier and one of his staff were kidnapped at Aba area of Ogbomoso town.

The duo were abducted by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, Thursday evening.

The hotelier who also owns a farm according to information is hypertensive and so on drug.

Our correspondent learnt that the hotelier just returned to Ogbomoso from a trip Thursday evening, before they were abducted from his hotel.

The gunmen, numbering about ten, fired gunshots, after which they took their victims into the bush.

This is the third kidnapping case reported in Ogbomoso geo-political zone this month.

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Christopher Bakare, a farm supervisor at the farm of a former governor of the state, late Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala was abducted on Saturday, 16 July this year at Jabata in Surulere local government area of the State.

A private hospital owner identified as Baba Rasheed was also abducted on Friday 22 July this year in the same local government area.

Public Relations Officer of the State police command, Adewale Osifeso, when contacted, confirmed the recent abduction.

Osifeso in a reply to LEAKBLAST enquiry, said that the police have commenced investigation into the matter.

Osifeso said, “Investigation has commenced. You would be provided updates accordingly, please”.

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