The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of staff of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and bank staff at a quarry site in Ibadan.
The gunmen invaded a quarry site along Ijebu-Ode/ Ibadan road on Monday and kidnapped Mr. Popoola Isaac, an RCCG staff member, and Mr. Ismail Adeoye, a Polaris Bank staff, NAN reports
Confirming the abduction on Tuesday, the Command Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, said that efforts were being intensified to secure the release of the victims and arrest the abductors.
According to NAN, the incident occurred at Dalli Village (Binu Quarry) along Ibadan-Ijebu-Ode Road. The case was reported at the Idi Ayunre Police Station in Ibadan.
In other news, the female students of Olabisi Obasanjo University, OOU, who were kidnapped on Sunday night in front of their hostler in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State have regained freedom.
It was gathered that the undergraduates were released on Tuesday night, but it was not disclosed if any ransom was paid.
Naija News had earlier reported that Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola, who are studying Forestry and Wildlife Management and Agricultural Economics at the Ayetoro Campus of OOU, were kidnapped on Sunday night.
The incident saw the National Association of Nigerian Students threatening to shut down all tertiary institutions in the state.
The state Governor, Dapo Abiodun, in his reaction had directed security operatives to rescue the students unhurt.