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Uneasy Rest In Kwara State Community As Gunmen Abduct

The victims were reportedly kidnapped while returning from the farm along Afon road.

In a reaction, the spokesman of the State police command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed the incident on Monday night.

He disclosed that the daughter of the man has been rescued.

According to the spokesman, “efforts are rigorously in progress to get Mr Kayode Ajayi rescued, please.”

recalls that two persons who were kidnapped in Ago-Oja community of the local government some months ago were killed.

They included a nursing mother, Kehinde Ikeanabi Jibril and a student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Babatunde Oriyomi, who lost their lives after ransoms were paid.

The four-month old baby of the nursing mother was dropped and the woman ferried away to an unknown destination only for the kidnappers to reach the family demanding ransom for her release.

While the nursing mother was killed and her body later found in the bush within the community, the student died in the hospital as a result of the injuries sustained in a bloody encounter with the armed kidnappers, even after N400,000 ransom was paid for his release.

In an earlier incident, the Magaji Erubu, Dr Erubu, a former physician to former Governor Bukola Saraki, was also kidnapped in the area while returning from a trip to Ilorin, but was later set free after days in captivity.

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