Seven travellers mostly leaders if market women from Akoko heading for Akure, have been allegedly abducted by unknown gunmen on Akure-Owo Road in ondo state.
SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that there is apprehension and anxiety in the ancient city of Isua the headquarters Akoko south east local government when the report of seven indigenes of the area who were coming from Akoko to attend monthly meetings of Iyalaje,iyalojas and women leaders in Akure were kidnapped by the gunmen between Ogbese and Uso in the ever busy Akure-Owo road yesterday.
Notable among those abducted by the gunmen was chief mrs Hellen Edward the Iyaloja of Isua Akoko who was the head of the delegation in a local government legislative bus drove by one Jimi a local government driver.
According to the driver who was released immediately to go home and inform the families of the abductors, they were coming from Akure when they ran into the army of 10 gunmen who were fulanis all of them carrying AK rifle and shooting sporadically to scare people. He said other 2 vehicles were equally robbed and the occupants kidnapped.
She said that they have contacted them demanding for 11million naira ransom.