A hotelier, Mr. Olukunle Oyedokun, his wife, Juliana, who is said to be a Nursing mother, and seven others have reportedly been abducted in Ajaawa area of Ogbomoso by Bandits on Saturday, Vanguard has reported.
The incident, which was reported to have happened around 10pm on Saturday, was confirmed by the Oyo state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Adewale Osifeso. He confirmed the abduction, but he’s unsure of the number yet; adding that investigation was ongoing and that the Police are actively on the trail of the abductors.
According to Vanguard, hoodlums entered the hotel located behind CAC Primary School, Lagbedu Road, Ogbomoso around 10pm, and abducted the hotelier, wife and 7 others, among whom are guests who lodged in the hotel.
It was also gathered that the kidnappers have contacted the family members of the abductees, demanding a ransom of N15 Million Naira, which was later reduced to N2.5 million. And reports suggest that the family members of the abductees are already out sourcing for the money.