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Suspected Gunmen Waylay Travellers, Kidnapped 18 Passengers In Ibarapa

Earlier this morning, suspected unknown gunmen reportedly waylay 18 seaters commercial bus, kidnapped no fewer than 18 persons along Igbo-Ora – Eruwa road in Ibarapa area of Oyo State. The Convener of Igangan Development Advocates (IDA), Comrade Oladiran Oladokun confirmed the incident to 9JAFOCUS correspondent when contacted.

9JAFOCUS gathered that the incident occurred on Thursday morning, 22nd of April, 2021. The Secretary of Ibarapa Farmers Association, Mr Taiwo Adeagbo, also confirmed the incident to 9JAFOCUS that: “the passengers were said to be coming from Abeokuta, Ogun State, and the 18 seaters bus is still at the roadside where the incident happened along Igboora to Eruwa road”.

As at the time of filing this report, the identities of the abducted persons have not been yet ascertained. Also, it is not yet ascertained, if the abductors have made any contact with the friends or relatives of the victims.

Meanwhile, The Police Public Relation Officer of Oyo State Police Command, Dsp Adewale Osifeso, Anipr And the commandant of Amotekun in Oyo state has been contacted for confirmation of the said incident, but yet to get any response.

More details later……………………

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