Some teachers and students of the Nigerian Turkish International College, in Isheri, Ogun State, were reportedly kidnapped on Friday. It had been confirmed among the abducted staffers were Turkish nationals.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun State Police Command’s spokesperson, confirmed the incident.
“According to the information at my disposal, the victims were abducted at gunpoint on the school premises. We do not know yet if some Nigerian staff members were among those kidnapped.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ogun State Command, has deployed the anti-kidnapping unit and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad as well as other police operatives in the area.
“Even the area commander of Sagamu and all the divisional police officers of surrounding areas are on the ground. He has directed that the kidnapped victims must be rescued unhurt,” said Oyeyemi.