Many people including a lecturer of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo RUGPO were kidnapped on Akure-Owo-Ikare road axis this evening.
Meanwhile an eye witness account, a lecturer too, reported that several people escaped at Ogbese/Iluabo area around 5:20 pm this evening (Saturday), “I narrowly escaped kidnapping after Iluabo on my way to Akure after a wedding ceremony I attended at Omuo Ekiti. Nigerians are under siege. I saw these guys shooting sporadically from a distance. Unfortunately, some kids and those who were unlucky to get out of their vehicles were taken away by the kidnappers”.
Ebony Herald also gathered that today a lecturer of the Department of Marketing of RUGPO was kidnapped by the men of underworld between Ipele and Owo Road, while another kidnapping took place at Oba Akoko.
Three persons fell victim as they were taken away into the bush.
Another lucky road user stated that tlhe upsurge in kidnapping cases is now worrisome.
He called on government at different levels to wake up to their responsibility, saying nobody is safe ooo.
Our children in secondary schools and tertiary institutions far away from our places of resident are not safe either.
Motorist and road users along the northern senatorial districts of Ondo State are appealing to the security agencies in the state to please urgently come to their rescue.