Insecurity: Gunmen abduct passengers along Ilesa-Akure Expressway

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Dare-devil gunmen were said to have abducted some passengers Sunday evening along the Ilesha-Akure ESome unknown gunmen late Sunday abducted some passengers along the Ilesa-Akure Expressway.

Details of how the abduction took place are still sketchy, but The Punch reported that the Osun State Coordinator of Oodua People’s Congress, Prince Deji Aladesawe, said the incident took place between Erin Ijesa and Omo Ijesa both located along Ilesa-Akure Expressway.

Also commenting, the Commandant, Osun Amotekun Corps, Brig. Gen. Bashir Adewinbi (retd.), told our correspondent that operatives of the corps had been deployed in the area.

Adewinbi, however, said it was not clear how many of the passengers had been abducted.

When contacted, Yemisi Opalola, the spokesperson for the Osun State Police Command, explained that two people were abducted, adding that one of the victims had been rescued.

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