Unknown gunmen kidnap commercial bus passengers in Oyo

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped some commercial bus passengers along Igboho-Igbeti road in Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State.

Reports said the armed kidnappers ambushed the bus on the road and ordered all eight passengers. They repetedly walked the victims into their own vehicle parked by the roadside and drove them away.

The Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Adekunle Ajisebutu who confirmed the incident however said only two passengers were driven away by the armed men.

He said police officers have been to the area to fish out the kidnappers and also ensure they rescue the victims.

“We are making frantic efforts to rescue the victims”, he said.

Commercia, drivers and other motorists have abandoned the route out of fear.

To Top