Hammed Shittu in Ilorin
Five persons suspected to be kidnappers at the weekend abducted an Ilorin-born Canadian returnee, Mr. Murtala Adebayo, from his farm located at Pampo village in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Already, the suspected kidnappers have demanded the sum of N100million as ransom from the family of Adebayo for his release.
But, when contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the development to THISDAY yesterday, on said: “We are working to ensure the kidnappers free of Adebayo.”
He also called on the people of the state to support the police command in the area of information sharing so as to ensure the freedom of the victim.
An eye witness account, who sought anonymity, confirmed the ugly incident to journalists yesterday in Ilorin, stating that, Adebayo was kidnapped from his farm last Thursday.
He said: “We were all at the farm, when suddenly we heard…
Source: Thisday Newspaper