Gunmen Kidnap Oyo ASUP Chairman

Gunmen have kidnapped Opadijo Olujide, chairman of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) at the College of Agriculture, Igbo-Ora, Oyo state.

It is understood that Gbenga Alayande, Olujide’s secretary, and three others were also said to have been kidnapped.

Sources say the officials were reportedly returning from a union meeting on Thursday in Saki when the incident occurred.

Olugbenga Fadeyi, public relations officer, Oyo state police command, confirmed the abduction, saying Shina Olukolu, the state commissioner of police, visited the area for assessment.

“Some lecturers were abducted at the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-ora. The police is on the top of the situation,” he said.

“The Commissioner of Police went there in the morning for an on-the-spot assessment. Other developments will be unravelled.”

He assured the public that the police will get to the bottom of the matter.


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