Some unknown gunmen have kidnapped three cattle breeders at Idi-Ope, in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The victims identified as Kabiru Oladimeji, Kazeem and Sola, were abducted on Sunday evening.
They cattle breeders were kidnapped while going to visit their farm manager, according to Daily Trust.
According to the newspaper, sources in the community disclosed that the kidnappers have contacted the families of the victims and demanded N10 million ransom.
Oladiran Oladokun, convener of Igangan Development Advocates, said the incident happened on Sunday night.
Also, spokesman of the Oyo State police command, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident.
He said the case was reported on Monday morning.
“Three male victims were abducted around 18:20hrs on Sunday at Idi Ope village near Igangan.
“The case was however reported at 11:54hrs on Monday.
“Efforts are ongoing to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors,” he said.
He appealed to members of the public to always report such incidents early, to assist the police take prompt action.