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Gunmen Abduct Anglican Bishop, Wife, Driver In Oyo

Gunmen Abduct Anglican Bishop, Wife, Driver In Oyo

 

Oyo Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the Bishop of Jebba Diocese (Anglican Communion) Kwara State, Rt. Rev Aderogba Adeyinka Oluwaseun, his wife, Oreofe and driver.

They were abducted on Sunday around 8:30p. at an isolated area along New Oyo/Ogbomoso Expressway.

Oyo Police spokesperson, Adewale Osifeso, a Superintendent of Police, said the report of the abduction was lodged by one Rev Adekunle Adeluwa at the Atiba Divisional Police headquarters, Oyo.

Osifeso however said the Command has initiated an intensive manhunt for their abductors.
Narrating how the abduction allegedly took place, the Police spokesperson in a statement said preliminary investigations revealed that the victim’s vehicle developed what seemed a mechanical fault while traveling from Yewa, Ogun State to Jebba, Kwara State en route an isolated area along New Oyo/Ogbomoso Expressway.

It was gathered the suspected abductors could have taken advantage of the issue with the vehicle to carry out the nefarious activity.

A source hinted the abductors have demanded a ransom of N50m.

The source hinted that a former Vice Chancellor of the Ajayi Crowther University, Professor Dapo Asaju was contacted by the abductors but the claims could not be confirmed as of the time of filling this report.

No official statement has also been released on the development by the Church too.

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