A ward Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State has been abducted by suspected kidnappers on Sunday.
The APC Chairman who was identified as James Tolorunju Ajulo was kidnapped by the kidnappers at his residence.
A further report had it that Ajulo was abducted in front of his house at Ibaka quarters of Akungba Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government and was taken away in his personal car after the gunmen had ransacked his residence.
It was reported that Ajulo was the party’s factional chairman at Ward 13, Akoko South-West LGA of the state.
A friend of the victim who was identified as Tolu Babaleye, while speaking on the incident said,
“the kidnappers laid an ambush for him in his house.”
“They ransacked his house after which they took him away in his own car. They used the Toyota Sienna car they came with as a backup to escape from the scene.”
“They shot sporadically into the air to scare away residents which aided their escape from the town.”
Babaleye added that the incident has been reported at the Akungba police division and the kidnappers are yet to contact the family of the APC Chairman.
He charged the Department of State Service, Army, Police and Civil Defense Corps to assist to rescue him unhurt.
The spokespperson of the Ondo State Police Command, Femi Joseph, while speaking on the incident stated that investigation had begun into the incident.
Source: Naija News