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Couple, farmer abducted by gunmen in Ibadan


Gunmen have kidnapped no fewer than three persons on Monday afternoon in Oluyole Local Government Area, Ibadan, Oyo State.
The trio, who were kidnapped at two different locations within the council, included a farmer and a couple who are also into farming business.

This came two weeks after the abduction of about four persons in the same local government area. Recall that about four people, including two bankers, were kidnapped on the Ijebu-Ode/Ibadan Road a few days ago.

Sources said the couple were abducted from their farm located at Alabameji Village, Sanyo area, while another man who is also a farmer was abducted at Soka area.

The two communities, Sanyo and Soka, located along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, are closer to each other.

The whereabouts of the three people kidnapped has not been ascertained.

The Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, only confirmed the abduction of the couple, while he confirmed the abduction of the couple, he said investigation had commenced into the matter. Fadeyi said: “A couple was abducted at Alabameji Village, Sanyo Area yesterday, March 29, 2021 at around 2:20pm in their farmland.

“The DPO and team immediately razed to the scene for on-the-spot assessment. Investigations have commenced and on the trail of the hoodlums to arrest them and equally released the abductee.”


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