Gunmen Kidnap Travellers, along Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway

By Abubakar Umar Mahmud

Gunmen kidnapped about twenty travellers along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway while one of the victims was shot in the knee.

The gunmen were said to have ambushed the travellers between Sagamu Area Command of the Nigeria Police and Ilisan Township.

Confirming the attack the Chairman of Ilisan Development Council, Wemmy Osude, said one of the victims of the attack who is a resident of Ilisan Remo was already receiving medical attention at the Babcock University Teaching Hospital.

Mr. Osude explained that other victims were taken into the bush adding that he had spoken to the resident of the town who was being treated at Babcock University Teaching Hospital and he was said to be in stable condition.

The incident was preceded by the recent abduction of two others and the murder of Professor Yinka Olomojobi of Babcock University, Ilisan Remo, at the Ajadeh Event Centre, along Iperu-Sagamu Road, Iperu Remo, in the Ikenne Local Government area.

Efforts by the Punch to get the reaction of the spokesperson for Ogun State Police Command, SP Omolola Odutola, were unsuccessful as calls put across to her line did not connect.


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