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JUST IN: Gunmen Kidnap Oyo Council Boss

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Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Chairman, Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke.

Our correspondent gathered that Adeleke was kidnapped together with his driver on Sunday night.

The council boss was said to be travelling along the Okeho-Ado Awaye road on his way to Ibadan for a meeting scheduled to hold with Governor Seyi Makinde when the gunmen abducted him.

The details of the incident were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, who confirmed the incident, said, “Information reaching me reveals that he was kidnapped along the Ado Aw aye- Iseyin Road.”

“Efforts are being intensified to get him released and arrest the culprits.”

Also, the Chairman, Oodua Peoples Congress in Oyo State, Mr Rotimi Olumo, when contacted, said the council chairman was kidnapped along Iseyi-Okeho area.

He said, “I have called my people and they said they had started combing the forests in the area in search of him.”

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