OPC discontinues search for abducted transport workers




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The Odua Peoples Congress () on Wednesday discontinued the search and rescue mission for the four kidnapped transport workers on Ilesha-Akure Expressway.

It has been reported seven transport union workers were abducted by herdsmen at Iwaraja junction on Ilesha/Akure Expressway in Ori-Ade Local Government of Osun State on Monday evening.

However, it was said they released three of them later.


Coordinator Prince Deji Aladeshawe said on Wednesday his had pulled of the rescue operation.

He did state the reasons for their action, but said since they embarked on the rescue mission, no security agency had visited them on the scene, except the Commander of Osun ‘ Corps’, Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi (rtd).

When Adewinmbi was contacted, he said: “The should bear with us. The is working round the clock very good care of them. The governor is concerned about the welfare of everyone involved in the security sector in the state. They should despair, they be compensated. We have a very good plan for them.”

The Nation