Gunmen abducted the wife and daughter of Oba Olusanjo Ojo, Baba-Aso of Igbole, a community in Igbo Ora, Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of Oyo State. The duo was returning from Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora where the wife of the monarch works as matron.
A source who claimed anonymity said, “There was a case of kidnapping in Igboora yesterday (Monday) which involved the wife of the Baba Aso of Igbole. The Olori also doubles as the matron of OYSCATECH Health Centre.”
The incident happened at around 8:15pm according to the report. The gunmen opened fire on the vehicle convening both victims back to their place of abode so as to be able to have access to the vehicle and do away with the victims. The victims Olori Fatunbi and her daughter were kidnapped by suspected Fulani herdsmen around Keji Abra Farm.
The young man who drove the bullet-ridden vehicle was also reported to be the monarch’s son and was said to escape from the scene.
Efforts are in top gear by the vigilante group who have started combing bushed to rescue these victims. There are indications that their abductors are herdsmen. Although it is yet to be confirmed who exactly the perpetrators are.
The Nigerian Police Force has also swung into action to rescue the victims from the gunmen. Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, the Police Public Relations Officer further confirm the incidence and made known that the police are already working with the local people to rescue the victims.
Olugbenga said, “The police tactical team is working hard in collaboration with the local people to rescue the victims. We are yet to determine who the assailants are but we are sure that we would get them.”
Recently, a popular alternative medicine practitioner whose main office is in Lagos, Alhaji Yusuf Oko-Oloyun, was murdered recently in Igboora. The gory event occurrence that took hundreds of thousand dumbfounded.
Late. Alhaji Yusuf Oko-Oloyun aside from the alternative medicine job also has an investment platform where several people draw profit from on investments on a monthly bases.