By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora, Mr. Opadijo Olujide, his Secretary, Gbenga Alayande and three others were on Thursday kidnapped by unknown kidnappers on the Iseyin -Saki road area of the stat
New Nigerian learnt that the ASUP Chairman, his Secretary and the three others were returning from a union meeting held on Thursday when they rammed into the hands of the said kidnappers.
A source at the College said information at the school’s disposal said the five kidnapped persons “were returning from a union meeting in Saki when they were kidnapped”, and that “four of them are staff members of the school. The other one is wife of one of the victims.”
Our Correspondent gathered that as at the time of sending this report, the College authorities are still making frantic effort to secure the freedom of the kidnapped lecturers.
New Nigerian investigations revealed that men of the Oyo state Police command are already on the trail of the kidnappers as the State Commissioner of Police in Oyo state, CP Shina Olukolu visited Igbo-ora on Friday morning (Friday) over the kidnapping of the lecturers.
Oyo State Police Public Relations Officers(PPRO), SP Olugbenga Fadeyi. while confirming the story said:”Some lecturers were abducted at the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-ora”.
” The police is on the top of the situation. The Commissioner of Police went there in the morning for on-the-spot assessment”, adding that CP Shina Olukolu was there with strategic officers.Other developments will be unrivelled”, he said.