Gunmen Rake In Millions After Kidnapping 57 Oyo Residents

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"Fifteen other folks have been kidnapped between March fifteenth and April fifteenth this year.

No fewer than fifty-seven (57) citizens of Oyo State have been abducted within the final 3 months, DAILY POST experiences.

It will be recalled that the sufferers have been abducted at other cities and places throughout the State between the months of March and June.

The fifty-seven sufferers have been kidnapped between March fifteenth and June fifteenth this yr.

They have been abducted at other places in Ibadan, Ibarapa, Ogbomoso and Oyo geo-political zones within the state, it used to be accumulated.

DAILY POST had previously reported how no less than, fifteen other folks have been kidnapped between March fifteenth and April fifteenth this year.

Our correspondent additionally reported how the choice of abducted sufferers higher from fifteen in April and rose to 52 (52) in Would possibly this yr.

Despite the fact that one of the crucial sufferers were launched, they have been launched after their households paid thousands and thousands of naira as ransom.

Amongst those that have been abducted within the State within the final 3 months incorporated quarry employees, farmers, commuters, feminine soldier, bankers, manufacturing unit employees, hotelier, farm animals breeders and spouse of the formative years chief of the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the State.

Our correspondent learnt that 4 other folks have been abducted on March fifteenth, 2021. The 4 other folks incorporated two bankers, a palm wine taper and every other resident.

The 4 other folks have been abducted alongside Ijebu-Ode/ Ibadan Highway.

They have been launched after the sum of 5 million nairas (N5m) used to be allegedly paid to the abductors.

Gunmen on Wednesday seventeenth March stormed a farm in Fiditi in AFIJIO native executive space and abducted a safety guard.

One particular person used to be additionally killed right through the invasion of the farm.

3 other folks amongst whom have been a pair and a farmer have been abducted at Sanyo and Soka space on March twenty-ninth 2021.

Our correspondent accumulated that the couple who have been farmers have been kidnapped inside of their farm situated at Alabameji Village, Sanyo space whilst the opposite farmer used to be snatched from Soka space of Ibadan.

In a similar way, 4 other folks amongst whom have been 3 employees of a quarry website online and every other resident has been abducted on Tuesday, sixth April 2021.

Our correspondent learnt that the 4 other folks have been later launched after some thousands and thousands of naira were paid as ransom.

In a similar vein, 3 ladies amongst whom have been a feminine soldier and two different ladies have been abducted on Monday, twelfth April.

They have been kidnapped at Onipe village, alongside the Ijebu-Ode/ Ibadan Highway in Oluyole native executive space.

The sufferers have been recognized as Mrs Okeowo, Mrs Abosede Adebayo and Mrs Bola Ogunrinde. Mrs Ogunrinde who is claimed to be a soldier used to be abducted whilst riding a Toyota RAV-4, with registration quantity AGL 66 FY.

Some gunmen stormed Ibarapa geo-political zone on Wednesday twenty-first April and abducted now not fewer than seven other folks.

Sooner or later after the kidnap of the seven other folks, gunmen hijacked an 18-seater business bus alongside the Igboora/ Eruwa Highway and abducted the entire passengers together with the driving force.

In Ogbomoso, gunmen disguised as lodgers on Saturday twenty-fourth April stormed Ajaawa, a city in Ogbomoso geo-political zone and abducted 9 other folks (9).

Amongst those that have been abducted at Agbo Lodge incorporated the owner of the lodge, Mr Oyedokun Oyeniyi, his spouse, Busayo Oyeniyi and 7 other folks.

They have been launched after an undisclosed sum of money used to be paid as ransom.

3 farm animals breeders have been abducted at Idi Ope, close to Igangan, in Ibarapa North Native Executive Space of the State on Sunday, 2d Would possibly.

The trio has been on their technique to seek advice from the one that manages the ranch for them after they have been abducted.

DAILY POST remembers that the 3 farm animals breeders have been later launched on Monday, third Would possibly, 2021 after the sum of six million nairas used to be paid for his or her free up.

Our correspondent learnt that gunmen on Sunday, twenty third Would possibly kidnap the spouse of the All Progressives Congress (APC) formative years chief, Mrs Arikeade Oni-Salawu.

She used to be abducted at the front gate of her place of dwelling in Ibadan, at about 10 pm.

Our correspondent accumulated that Oni-Salawu, who used to be coming back from paintings, alighted from her place of the business ambulance to open the gate when armed males all at once emerged and kidnapped her.

The incident occurred at Aromolaran space, previous Ife Highway in Ibadan, DAILY POST accumulated.

Our correspondent then again accumulated that the sufferer has been launched, despite the fact that the amount of cash paid used to be now not disclosed.

Gunmen additionally on Wednesday, ninth June 2021 stormed Ijebu-Ode/ Ibadan Highway and abducted 4 other folks.

3 of the sufferers have regained their freedom.

Our correspondent accumulated that the fourth particular person remains to be in captivity as of the time of submitting this file on Tuesday.

Police arrest suspected kidnappers

DAILY POST accumulated that the State Police Command has arrested some suspects in reference to more than a few kidnaping circumstances within the state.

Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko paraded one of the crucial suspected kidnappers on twenty-second April.

Onadeko, whilst talking famous that the command arrested participants of a kidnapping syndicate liable for kidnapping alongside Ayete, Iganga, Lanlate, Eruwa, Igboora and Tapa.

The suspects incorporated Samuel Oga, Christian Abunka and Sheu Babangida.

Pieces recovered from the suspects incorporated one purple boxer bajaj motorbike with Reg. No. GBE 035 UX, one Purple Boxer Bajaj motorbike with Reg. No. FST 651 QC, 5 empty cartridges, six syringes amongst others.

Onadeko additional added that every other suspect, Abubakar Rico used to be additionally arrested in reference to kidnapping circumstances in Igboora.

“Armed theft and kidnapping syndicates liable for strings of theft and kidnapping alongside Ayete, Igangan, Lanlate, Eruwa, Igboora, Tapa and environ had been apprehended.

“The trio confessed to being concerned within the crime and their confessional commentary helps to in an instant arrest different syndicate participants nonetheless at massive.

Onadeko added that Abubakar Rico had additionally been arrested in reference to kidnapping circumstances in Igboora.
“On 19/04/2021, at about 1100hrs, One Jamiu Rasaq ‘m’ age 41yrs of Ajagba Compound Idere used to be abducted at Ojamgbe village farm agreement by way of 4 armed males.

“Abubakar Rico, one of the most two kidnap suspects used to be noticed and apprehended nowadays 22/04/2021 after drawing near Abola village by means of Idere in Igboora to buy meals for his cohorts. The investigation remains to be ongoing to arrest others nonetheless at massive,” he had disclosed.

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