Gunmen kidnap businessman in Ibadan

47-year-old Wole Agboola, an Ibadan based business man, was on Sunday, December 27, abducted by some unknown gunmen.

According to a report by DAILY POST, the gunmen stormed Abaodo Area, Olukitibi village, in Akinyele Local Government Area and kidnapped Mr. Agboola.

The abduction of Mr. Agboola comes a few days after the kidnap of Babalola Jumoke Oludele, a sister to a member of the State House of Assembly, Sunkanmi Babalola.

It was gathered that the abductors, who were in army uniform, took Mr. Agboola to an unknown destination.

The victim was taken away at gunpoint from his farm located around the Kola Daisi University, on the Ibadan-Oyo Express road axis of the State.

A source said the gunmen numbering about six, with guns and cutlasses, led Agboola into the bush after harassing all the persons working on the farm, including the farm guard.

As of the time of filing this report, the family source said the abductors have not reached the family members.

Oyo State Commandant of Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) also known as Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju confirmed the abduction.

Olayanju in an SMS sent to newsmen Monday evening confirmed that the victim was abducted from his farm.

He said, “It was yesterday evening not today.

“He was picked in his farm around Deeper Life Church.”

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