There is tension at the Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State
following the abduction of two staff of the university at Ile-ogbo junction, along Iwo-Osogbo road.
An eyewitness, who craved anonymity told DAILY POST that the victims
were accosted while returning from work Monday evening.
He added that one person, who managed to escape from the scene,
was shot severally in the process, and was presently lying critically at an undisclosed hospital within the axis.
Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Folashade Odoro,
who confirmed the incident said police officers were presently combing the area
to apprehend the culprits and rescue the victims.
“Yes, two people were kidnapped, and our men are already in the bush
trying to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors”, Odoro said.
Some Methodist Church members,
including a priest were kidnapped at the same axis late last year,
after which about three million naira was reportedly paid
as ransom before they could regain their freedom.