By Rachael Olokungboye
OGUN – A community leader in Imope, Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Tajudeen Omotayo has been kidnapped by Gunmen.
Omotayo, popularly known as Oba Alade meta of Imope town, near Ijebu-Igbo, was kidnapped by gunmen on Saturday afternoon.
According to a source who is a resident of the town told Channels Television on Monday that the man left his place for Ijebu-Ode around 11 am in his car.
The source further said the victim was kidnapped by herdsmen on his way back home around 3:00 pm by unknown gunmen who accosted him at Oke-Eri of Imope and took him away leaving his vehicle on the road.
It was recall that, The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi has confirmed the incident on Monday.
In a statement, the Police Relations Officer stated“We are aware of the incident, we are on it. Our people are there, operatives of the Anti-kidnapping unit are there.
The Area Commander, Ijebu-Ode is there. All the DPOs have been deployed to the place. We are working on it,”.