Gunmen kidnap village head, wife in Ibadan



The Baale of Araromi Village in Ibadan Tafa Apanpa and his wife, have been abducted by some suspected kidnappers.

The duo were reported to have been kidnapped by gunmen, who stormed the village located in Bakatari area of Ibadan, night.

The News Agency of Nigeria () reports that Bakatari in Ido Local Government Area of Ibadan is a town between Oyo and Ogun, located on the Ibadan-Abeokuta road.

A resident of the community, who pleaded anonymity, told newsmen on in Ibadan, that the duo were kidnapped while it was raining night.

The source said that their where about were still unknown as at the time of filing report on .

When contacted, DSP Adewale Osifeso, the State Police Public Relations Officer, the incident, saying efforts had been put in place to secure release of the victims.

“The incident happened very late 22nd of June, at Araromi Village.

“Efforts are in top gear to rescue both victims and apprehend the abductors, please,” he said. ()