Gunmen Kidnap Ex-Council Boss in Ondo

Former Chairman, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Dele Fagoriola, has been abducted by gunmen.

Confirming the abduction, the older brother of the victim, Busuyi Fagoriola, said the former Council chairman was on his farm in Iju, along Akure Ikere-Ekiti Road to supervise his labourers when the abductors came in and took him away.

He said the kidnappers numbering about seven, used masks to hide their faces, and that the family members had not been contacted with a demand for ransom.

The Public Relations Officer, Ondo State Police Command, Femi Joseph, said the command has launched an investigation into the incident which is the latest in many abductions in the riverine region of Ondo State and Delta State.

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