June 10, 2023

A farmer identified as Wole Agboola has been reportedly kidnapped by some gunmen on his farm in the Abaodo area, Olukitibi village, Akinyele Local Government Area, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Agboola was said to have been kidnapped and whisked  away to an unknown destination following an attack on his farm on Monday.

A source said the assailants, who wore army uniforms, invaded Agboola farm near the Kola Daisi University, Ibadan-Oyo Expressway.

The hoodlums, numbering about six, reportedly brandished guns and cutlasses.

Agboola’s workers, including his farm guards, were said to have been assaulted during the incident.

Some of the workers were said to be missing as of the time of filing this report.

Another source said apart from reporting the case at the Moniya Police Station, family members also solicited the assistance of the Amotekun Corps.

The police have yet to confirm the incident. Efforts by our correspondent to reach out to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, were abortive as calls made to his telephone line failed.

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