Three persons have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Ogun state.
According to the Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the victims were on their way to Ibadan from Lagos when they were abducted around Ajebo portion of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Tuesday evening.
“Yesterday been 23rd of July 2019, at about 8.00 pm, the command received a report that some hoodlums suddenly came out of the Bush at Oniworo village along Lagos/Ibadan expressway and attacked two vehicles coming from Lagos heading toward Ibadan,” he said.
“In the process, the occupants of the vehicles scampered for safety and three of them were subsequently abducted and taken to yet to be known destination.”
The Police spokesperson added that the Commissioner of Police in Ogun, CP Bashir Makama, has deployed high power security operatives led by the Deputy Commissioner of police in charge of operations to the scene with the mandate to rescue the victims unhurt as well as bringing the hoodlums to book.
“The CP further reiterated his earlier stance that the state will never be allowed to be a theater of operations for any criminal,” he concluded.