Three staff of Obasanjo Farms have been kidnapped at Kobape in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun state.
The PUNCH reports that the workers were abducted on Wednesday at Obasanjo Holdings after they were waylaid by the gunmen.
The publication quoted a source who revealed that the abducted workers are the Financial Controller, Group Auditor and Group Store Manager of the farm.
“They were abducted around 4pm at Seseri village after their Hilux car was shot at by the gunmen, who took them away,” the source was quoted as saying.
Also, Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun State police command spokesperson, confirmed the incident on Thursday.
Oyeyemi said operatives of the state anti-kidnapping unit have been mobilised to the area to track down the gunmen.
The police spokesperson added that the command has not received any information if the gunmen have contacted the families of the victims or the farm.
“Gunmen kidnapped some people yesterday at a farm in Ogbe village in Obafemi-Owode LGA around 6pm, yesterday,” he said.
“We are on their trail, the anti-kidnapping unit, SWAT and some other conventional policemen are trailing them with the hope of rescuing them.”