- A lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has been abducted
- Professor Adegbehingbe was abducted by some gunmen in along the Ife/Ibadan Expressway
- Two people who were in the vehicle with the lecturer were abducted while the other passenger was said to be his wife
Some gunmen on Sunday, May 5, kidnapped a lecturer and staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Professor Adegbehingbe.
Vanguard reports that Adegbehingbe was kidnapped along the Ife/Ibadan Expressway.
It was gathered that Adegbehingbe was abducted near Ikire, few minutes to 9 pm while traveling to Ife.
Also, some other vehicles that were moving along the route when the incident happened were said to have to stopped because the gunmen wielding sophisticated weapons, partially blocked the road.
During the incident, two people who were in the vehicle with the lecturer were abducted, while the other passenger was said to be his wife.
Speaking on the matter, the director of media, Ooni of Ife Palace, Moses Olafare, said he received a call from an anonymous caller over the abduction.
Olafare said it was from the call that he discovered the kidnap victim works in Obafemi Awolowo University.
He also said that when he spoke to the wife of Professor Adegbehingbe, she was in a police station in Apomu to report the matter.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the commissioner of Police in Katsina state, Sanusi Buba, have relocated to Daura, the hometown of President Muhamadu Buhari.
Buba's relocation to the village followed the abduction of a district head in the area, Magajin Garin Daura, Musa Umar Uba.
The immediate family of the traditional ruler and the entire Daura Emirate Council are agitated over the actual motive behind his abduction and safety.
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