Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Son of Former Health Minister


Unknown Gunmen have kidnapped the son of former Health Minister, Isaac Adewole at his farm in Oyo State.

The state Police Command, confirmed the incident on Wednesday that Mr Dayo Adewole was kidnapped on Tuesday at about 6 p.m, at gunpoint on his farm in Iroko, Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State.

The commands Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Olugbega Fadeyi, said in Ibadan that the police were in serious chase of the suspected kidnappers.

According to him, the police got the information that four armed men went to the farm to kidnap the young man and they immediately gave the armed men a hot chase.

He also said that the police team, led by Area Commander, Moniya, gave the chase and the vehicle allegedly used for the kidnap of Dayo was recovered in a bush.

“We have continued to give a serious manhunt for the rescue of the victim.

“The anti-kidnapping squad, police patrol men among others have been deployed so that the young man can be rescue,” he said.

Asked if the kidnappers have contacted the victim’s family, Fadeyi said he was not aware of that.

The former Minister, Adewole, could not be reached for his comment calls to his phone proved abortive.


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