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Gunmen Free 3 Hausa-Fulani Passengers, Kidnap Driver And 3 Women In Abeokuta

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BEVERLY HILLS, May 05, (THEWILL) – Unknown gunmen have abducted a driver and three passengers on the Ayetoro-Ilara Road in Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun State.

They were reportedly abducted on Tuesday night at Olubo Village while travelling from Abeokuta to Ilara in the Yewa-North Local Government Area of the state.

THEWILL gathered that five other passengers including two Hausas and a Fulani, travelling in the same Toyota Avensis commercial SUV with number FFF 654 TK, were spared.

One of those spared, Rofiat Oladeinde, while narrating her experience said the incident occurred around 8pm on Tuesday night.

She said they were accosted by four gunmen, who shot into the air repeatedly.

She said the kidnappers abducted the driver and three women who were selected randomly among the passengers.

“They  collected our money and our handsets before they led the captives into the forest,” she added.

The incident is coming less than a week after a businesswoman, Roselyn Edusi, and her guest were abducted in Omu, Ofada in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state.

Meanwhile, the Assistant Commissioner of Police of the state Police Command, Muritala Bolanle,  promised they would arrest the abductors.

He said, “We are going after the abductors. That is why we are here. We shall definitely get them.”