BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap 20 along Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode expressway

Gunmen have kidnapped about 20 persons travelling along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway on Sunday at about 9. pm.

It was gathered one of the travellers was shot by the gunmen.

The gunmen ambushed the travellers between Sagamu Area Command of the Nigeria Police and Ilisan township.

Ilisan Development Council Chairman, Wemmy Osude disclosed to newsmen that the information reaching him suggests that the “kidnapping incident occurred between the Area Command and Ilisan City Gate.

Osude who confirmed the incident also disclosed that he had spoken to the Sagamu Police Area Commander about the kidnap incident.

“I have spoken to the Sagamu Area Commander about this incident, and hopefully, we trust that all the security agents will go after these criminals and rescue these people,” said Osude.

According to Osude, a resident of Ilisan (name unconfirmed) was reportedly shot in the knee and is receiving medical attention at Babcock Teaching Hospital.

He added “Other victims were taken into the bush. While waiting for additional information, please contact your loved ones who may be plying that road at about this time to be cautious.”

Meanwhile, the police have not yet released an official statement on the abduction.

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