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Gunmen abduct three workers in Ogun

The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen have kidnapped three workers of a farm reportedly owned by former president Olusegun Obasanjo in Kobape, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

It was gathered that the assailants Wednesday evening waylaid the workers at the Obasanjo holdings, shot at their vehicle and took them away.

The workers, whose names could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report, were identified as financial controller, group auditor and group store manager.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident.

He said, “Yes, it happened today (Wednesday) around 6 pm. There is Obasanjo farm around the area in Kobape.

“Our men have begun searching for them and we will ensure they are rescued.”

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