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Oyo PMS Chairman Kidnapped

Alhaji Akeem Akintola, the Oyo State Chairman, Tipper, Lorry and Quarry Park Management System (PMS) has been abducted by yet-to-be-identified gunmen on Saturday.

Akintola, who was also known as KUSO, was kidnapped at his residence at Ajiboye area, Omi Apata, Ibadan.

According to a source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the gunmen stormed Akintola’s residence in the early hours of Saturday and abducted him to an unknown destination.

Efforts to reach the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Oyo State, SP Adewale Osifeso, proved abortive.

Several calls put through to his number were not answered.

Also, the Ogun State Police Command says it is on the trail of abductors of the Chairman of the Lagos chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Philip Aivoji, who was kidnapped on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The State Police Commissioner, Mr Abiodun Alamutu, stated this while speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta on Friday.

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Recall that Aivoji was kidnapped by yet-to-be-identified persons on Thursday evening.

He was abducted at Ogere axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, alongside nine other party members who were with him.

They were said to be returning from the party’s Stakeholders’ Zonal Caucus Meeting held in Ibadan when they were abducted.

The CP assured that the police would catch up with the abductors of the party chieftain.

According to him, the police had engaged the gunmen in a gun duel which forced the abductors to release nine of the abducted while the PDP Chairman was taken away.

“It is true, they were kidnapped on Thursday evening at Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

“Our men engaged them and in the process, nine of the victims were released but the PDP chairman was taken away,” the Ogun State Police boss told newsmen.

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