Three Yoruba Cattle Rearers, Kabiru Oladimeji, Kazeem and Soka, have been abducted by Gunmen at Idi Ope, near Igangan, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
It was reported that the trio was on their way to visit the manager of their ranch when their abductors laid ambush for them and carted them away.
Sources say the kidnappers had contacted the families of the abducted victims and wanted N10 million ransom.
Oladiran Oladokun, Convener of Igangan Development Advocates, verified the abduction of the victims, also added that the incident happened on Sunday night.
When we contacted Mr Adewale Osifeso, the Oyo State Police Command spokesperson, he also confirmed the incident.
He said: “Three male victims were abducted around 18:20hrs on Sunday at Idi Ope village near Igangan.
“The case was, however, reported 11:54hrs on Monday.
“Efforts are ongoing to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors.
Osifeso urged members of the public to always report such incidents early as this will spur the police into taking immediate action.