*we will ensure their freedom, arrest their abductors – Oyo PPRO
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly abducted three persons including a female soldier
It was learnt that the suspected gunmen abducted the three persons said to be all women at Onipe village, along the Ijebu-Ode/ Ibadan Road in Oluyole local government area of Ibadan on Monday.
The gunmen were said to have suddenly emerged from a nearby bush around the bush shooting sporadically on the Ibadan – Ijebu Ode road thereby causing confusion on the road
During the operation said to be around 8.30am, the gunmen were reported to have whisked away their captives identified as Mrs Okeowo, Mrs Abosede Adebayo and Mrs Bola Ogunrinde.
According to the source, Mrs Ogunrinde said to be a soldier was kidnapped in her Toyota RAV-4, with registration number AGL 66 FYwhen she rammed into the hands of the gunmen while the Two others were said to be a Teacher and a Dental .
It was gathered that the kidnapping incident was reported to the Idi Ayunre Police station.
Oyo State Police Command Public Relations Officer,, (PPRO), CSP Adewale Osifeso while speaking with the New Nigerian confirmed the abduction but quickly added that men of the Command’s anti kidnapping unit together with local hunters and vigilante groups are on the trail of the abductors.
CSP Osifeso stated that men of the anti kidnapping unit, the local hunters and vigilante groups have combed the bushes around the scene of the abduction to ensure the rescue of the three persons as well as ensure the arrest of the suspected gunmen”As we speak, combined teams of AKS, Idi Ayunre Division, other tactical teams, as well as local hunters and vigilante groups are actively on the trail of the gunmen,in a bid to rescue the victims and arrest the suspects.”