Suspected herdsmen on Sunday evening attacked a commercial bus at Ajeoku Village, in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State and reportedly kidnapped some passengers.
Ajeoku is a town located between Otan Ile and Imesi Ile town in the state.
According to The Punch, former chairman of Obokun Local Government, Mr. Sunday Ojo-Williams, an indigene of Imesi Ile, confirmed the attack in a chat on Monday.
He disclosed that the vigilante group working in Imesi Ile and policemen immediately swung into action immeditaly they received information about the attack. He added that they launched a rescue operation and were able to rescue some of the passengers.
He said: “They are still there combing the bush for others that are still being held by the kidnappers.”
The spokesperson of Osun State Police Command, Sade Odoro, confirmed the incident, saying that information the police have on the incident was still sketchy. He promised to brief the media later on Monday.