Three workers kidnapped in Ibadan as gunmen storm quarry site again

Three people in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital have been abducted by some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.

It was gathered that the gunmen kidnapped the three workers at Megabolex Quarry site, Idi Ayunre area of Ibadan.

The quarry site located along the Ibadan-Ijebu Ode Road is in Oluyole local government area.

The workers were said to have been blocked at about 4:30pm when they were coming out of the site.

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Tope Solomon, one of the workers, escaped from the kidnappers by the whiskers and he reported the incident at Idi Ayunre police station at about 4:50pm.

Solomon identified the abducted workers as Ubong Jacob, Amisu Isaac and Wasiu.

He noted that the abducted workers were taken to an unknown destination by their captors.

Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, the Public Relations Officer of the State Police command, confirmed the incident on Thursday.

He disclosed that the police and hunters were already searching for the victims.

He added that efforts have been intensified to arrest the suspects.

“Yes. They were abducted on Tuesday. Despite our efforts, these criminals are still going behind to kidnap people.

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“The police are collaborating with local hunters to ensure the release of the victims.

“Efforts are on to arrest the suspects. We have intesified efforts,” he said.

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