- Suspected herdsmen have kidnapped 3 people along Lagos-Ibadan expressway
- The victims were said to be coming from Lagos to Ibadan when they were abducted by the suspected gunmen
- The owner of Lafi hospital in Ibadan had reportedly sent a message via Whatssap on Wednesday, July 24, that his son and two of his staff were kidnapped along Lagos-Ibadan expressway
Suspected herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped three people along Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Wednesday, July 24.
Nigerian Tribune reports that the kidnapped victims, one said to be a son of the proprietor of Lafia hospital Apata, Dr. Sule and two other workers of the hospital.
Legit.ng gathered that the three abducted victims were said to be in a Toyota Sienna car when they were waylaid as they approached Ajebo on their way to Ibadan.
It was learnt that one of the escaped victims said most of the kidnappers numbering 15 spoke Hausa, but one conversed in English.
According to the report, a message circulating via WhatsApp purportedly shared in a group on Wednesday morning, July 24, reads: “Good morning house, this kidnappers are now on Lagos Ibadan axis, I woke up this morning to receive the following message from my friend, Dr. Sule, the owner of Lafia hospital Apata, Ibadan: Please pray for me. My first son and two members of my staff have been didnapped by Fulani herdsmen on their way back from Lagos along Ajebo. I need your prayers please!”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that some herdsmen allegedly mounted road blocks and checkpoints in some parts of area of Ondo state.
It was reported that a legal practitioner and activist, Kayode Ajulo, had said he noticed some of the persons alleged to be members of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), on the highways in the state.
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