Gunmen Abduct TASUED Lecturer, FUNAAB Student, Others




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According a report by The PUNCH, some gunmen have abducted the Deputy Director of Information Communication Technology of Tai Solarin University of , Ijebu-Ode, Mrs. Lateefat Abimbola, a of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Toyinbo Olayinka, and others.

While Abimbola kidnapped in Ijebu-Ode on , Olayinka – who is a 400-level of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management abducted on a farm at Abule-Itoko on the Abeokuta-Ibadan Road in Odeda Local area of Ogun State.

Olayinka reportedly kidnapped along with the owner of the farm, identified as Dominic, and a 17-year-old Togolese lady.

The PUNCH gathered that the of the FUNAAB and others have contacted the of the farm manager, demanding N50m ransom each of the three.

On the TASUED lecturer’s , a source explained that Abimbola was abducted last week around 7 pm at a junction next her home in Ijebu-Ode.

The source further told our correspondent that her had not reached out the family.

The source said, “Till now, we have not heard the . They’ve not reached out to the family.”

Confirming the incident on Sunday, Head, Directorate of Public , FUNAAB, Kola Adepoju said Olayinka was abducted where he had lived for three years.

Adepoju in a statement said, “According to the friend of the abducted student and a nursing mother, who witnessed his , he was kidnapped by gunmen at a Farm in Abule Itoko, a village in Odeda Local where he had been working and living for the past three years.

“The management of the University has the at Ogun Command headquarters, Eleweeran and it’s working earnestly with the Command to ensure the safety and of the kidnapped student.”

When contacted, the Police Public in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the command had been briefed.