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Breaking: One feared dead, three kidnapped in Ondo

Oct 31, 2020

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Report says three Persons who were travellers have been kidnapped at gunpoint in Ikakumo in Akoko northeast local government area of Ondo state,a border town with Edo/Kogi states.

SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that a commercial motorcycleist, popularly known as okada rider who ran into the kidnap scene was attacked by the gunmen to a point of coma and left dead before he was later resuscitated.

He later related the incident to the residents.

When Contacted Ikare police Area Commander Assistant commisioner of police Razak Rauf confirmed the incident with an assurance that police would get the culprits arrested.

Residents of Akoko have expressed concern over alleged attitude of police since the Endsars protest.

The residents observed that police have abandoned their regular patrols especially on flash points on Akoko roads where armed robberies and Kidnappings were rampant.

The regent of Akunnu Akoko princess Tolani orogun reaffirmed the earlier call for a military post in the area which shared boundary with kogi and Edo state with a large forest used as hideout by the criminals.

A situation which made many farmers in Akunu, Ikakumo and Auga-Akoko to desert their farms for fear of being kidnapped.

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