Four armed Fulani herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped a retired lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic ,Ofa in Kwara state, Fasasi Olanigan, in Ogun state.
Olanigan was reportedly abducted on Wednesday on the Imasayi-Isaga road in Joga, Yewa-North Local government area of the state.
The victim’s wife, Mrs Ireti Olanigan told our correspodent that her husband was kidnapped two hours after he left his home in Abeokita for Ijoga area.
She explained that the news of her husband’s abduction got to her through the man that travelled with him after he escaped from the kidnappers.
She said, “Two hours after he left home, the person that went with my husband came to me and said he has been kidnapped .
“He was kidnapped on the Joga road by four Fulani herdsmen fully armed.
“I was told that as he was being dragged into the bush someone came and shouted thief, so, the other person escaped while they took my husband away into the bush .
“I have gone to the scene and the hunters have helped me to search the bush but they could not find him .
“I left the spot to report to the police at Lafenwa police station and when I went back to the spot , I did not see my husband’s car that was abandoned. I was told police have come to take the car.
When contacted for reaction , the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi said he had not been briefed.
He however please for time to contact the Divisional Police Officer of the area and get back to our correspodent.
Oyeyemi had not got back as of the time of filing this report.