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Breaking: Gunmen Reportedly Kidnap 20 Travellers In Ogun

No fewer than 20 travelers have reportedly been kidnapped by gunmen along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway, between the Area Command and Ilisan City Gate in Ogun State.

Available information indicates that the gunmen ambushed the travelers on June 30, 2024, at around 9:00 PM, shot one resident in the knee, and abducted the other victims into the bush. Meanwhile, the victim with a bullet injury is currently receiving medical treatment at Babcock Teaching Hospital.

Chairman of the Ilisan Development Council, Wemmy Osude, informed newsmen that the incident took place between the Area Command and Ilisan City Gate.

Osude stated, “A resident of Ilisan was reportedly shot in the knee and is currently receiving treatment at Babcock Teaching Hospital. The other victims were taken into the bush. Please contact your loved ones who might be traveling on that road to exercise caution.”

Confirming the incident, Osude mentioned that he had communicated with the Sagamu Police Area Commander regarding the abductions.

“I have spoken to the Sagamu Area Commander about this incident, and we hope that all security agents will pursue these criminals and rescue the victims.”

Details Soon.

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