Gunmen abducted 18 passengers in Ibarapi

Gunmen abducted at least 18 passengers from a commercial bus in the Ibarape area of ​​Oyo State.

Our correspondent gathered that passengers in the state of Oyo were coming from Abeokuta, the capital of the state of Ogun, when the bus carrying them was forced and forced to stop by the hood.

The incident is said to have occurred Thursday morning between Igboore and Eruwa Road.

Although residents of the area could not determine the actual number of those on the bus, it was said that armed men took all the residents away.

The secretary of the farmers ’union in Ibarapi, Taiwo Adeagbo, told our correspondent that the incident happened on Thursday morning.

He said kidnapping has become an almost daily occurrence in the area, saying some residents are cooperating with foreigners to commit the crime.

He said, “The bus is still next to the road there between Eruwe and Igboore. I told the police, I told our senator and others. I am sad about these events. ”

The organizer of Egangan’s development advocate, Oladiran Oladokun, also confirmed the development of events.

A public relations police officer at Oyo State Command, Adewale Osifeso, could not be reached at the time of submitting this report.

Ibarapaland has been in the news lately due to incessant attacks by criminals suspected of being cattle breeders.