Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have kidnapped three indigenes of Obbo-Aiyegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State.
The incident occurred on New Year’s Eve alongside the Osi-Obbo-Aiyegunle Road within the state.
When contacted, the Commissioner of Police in Kwara, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, couldn’t affirm the incident however promised to supply particulars of the incident later.
Those kidnapped embrace a girl and two males, whereas the fourth in the identical automobile with them escaped with critical accidents.
The kidnappers have been stated to have demanded a ransom of N50 million from the households earlier than they’d launch the victims.
A former chairman of the Ekiti Local Government and an indigene of the city, Ezekiel Gbadeyan, informed Channels Television that the victims have been travelling to their hometown for the New Year celebration earlier than the incident.
He decried that kidnapping has been a recurrent occasion within the space as a result of deplorable state of the highway linking Osi and Obbo-Aiyegunle.
“That incident was the fourth in the last few weeks, but local hunters have always been rising up to the occasion of preventing innocent souls from been kidnapped,” Gbadeyan stated.