Ogun Police Vow To Rescue Kidnapped Obasanjo’s Workers

September 9, 2021
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Ogun State Police Command has assured that its men would do everything possible to rescue all the three workers of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who were kidnapped on Wednesday night by unknown gunmen along Kobape-Abeokuta expressway.

The command spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who gave the assurance in Abeokuta, while confirming the incident, said the victims were abducted at Seseri village, near Kobape, around 6pm on Wednesday

LEADERSHIP gathered that the abductees, which included the Financial Controller, the Group Auditor and the Group Store Manager of Obasanjo Holdings were intercepted on Wednesday evening while driving in a Toyota Hilux van along Kobape-Abeokuta expressway.

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They were allegedly dragged into the bush and taken to an unknown destination.

Commenting on the abduction, Oyeyemi said, “our men have begun searching for them and we will ensure they are rescued.”

Meanwhile, in a related development, a retired lecturer of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa in Kwara State, Fasasi Olanigan was also kidnapped along Abeokuta-Imasai road in Ogun State.

It was gathered that Olanigan was taken away by the kidnappers, who left his car by the roadside.

As at the time of filing this report, it could not be immediately ascertained whether the kidnappers have reached out to the families of their victims for ransom or not.

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