Some travellers were on Sunday kidnapped by unknown gunmen at Omo-Ijesa, in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State.
The travellers were abducted while returning from a trip outside the state.
The State Amotekun Corps Commandant, General Bashir Adewunmi (rtd) who confirmed the abduction said there was an incident of abduction at Omo-Ijesa and the corps had deployed men for search and rescue operation.
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“It is true that some people were abducted at Omo-Ijesa, we were yet to know their numbers yet, but we have deployed our personnel to the scene for a search and rescue mission,” he said.
The State Police Command’s spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident, adding that police have deployed men to the scene to rescue the abductees.
“We got information of the abduction of some people at Omo-Ijesa late on Sunday and police have been on the trail of the kidnappers.
“As I am speaking with you the police has also deployed police men and men from his Anti-kidnapping units to rescue the abductees and arrest the kidnappers,” she said.