The Police Command in Osun has confirmed that two farmers were kidnapped by gunmen on Wednesday, at Ileogbo Town in Aiyedire Local Government.
Spokesperson of the command, SP Yemisi Opalola, however, noted that police officers were on the trail of the kidnappers.
She said the command was working seriously to rescue the kidnapped victims.
She said there was no report from the Gbongan Police Divisional Officer (DPO) (where the incident was reported) that the kidnappers had made any contact with their victims’ families or demanded ransom.
The two farmers named; Samuel Oladotun and Fashola Tobiloba were abducted on Wednesday by gunmen at Ileogbo Town in Osun.
The victims and seven others were said to be returning from their farms in a bus when their vehicle was ambushed along the Oke Osun Area of Ileogbo.
Six out of those on the bus managed to escape, while three of them were captured and taken away by the gunmen.
One of the three abductees later escaped while their abductors were moving them into the bush, leaving Oladotun and Tobiloba in their custody.