Segun Showunmi in Ibadan
The Oyo State Police Command has disclosed that it is currently on frantic mission to secure the release of Ayodeji Emmanuel, a 24 year old son of a poultry farmer in Ibadan, who was kidnapped.
Penpushing reports that on 22nd of February at about 1800 hrs, suspected unknown gunmen entered a poultry farm at Oke-Odan community, Apete area of Ibadan, fired some shots into the air before abducting the victim.
The police command in a statement by the Public Relations Officer,Gbenga Fadeyi noted that concerted efforts have been intensified by police tactical teams including the Anti-Kidnapping Squad in commencing investigation immediately
Penpushing further reports that,the statement added that the command is also on the trail of the hoodlums, calling on the members of the public to partner with the police through provision useful information that can lead to the arrest of criminal elements who are carrying out this heinous crime in the State.
The police spokesman noted that immediately the Divisional Police Officer of Apete got wind of the incident, led patrol teams to the scene along with some local hunters and vigilantes to comb the far and near bushes with a view of arresting the hoodlums and equally to secure release of the abducted victim.
Penpushing also reports that the command however assured people of the state of preparedness at all times to confront the hoodlums who are bent on wrecking havoc in the State, while soliciting unflinching supports of the general public not to allow criminal elements have a place to hibernate among them to enable all and sundry move about in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
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