Police confirm abduction of 2 NPFL players in Ondo



The Ondo State has the abduction of two players of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by gunmen on Benin-Akure on evening.

The players are Dayo Ojo of Eyimba FC and Iluyomade Benjamin of Abia Comets FC.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (), ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, who the incident to newsmen in Akure, said the Police were already on the trail of the hoodlums.

Ikoro said one of the players, who managed to escape, has been rescued by officers of the State .

“We have been able to rescue one of the players and our are already in the bush after the .

“I will the details of the incident as soon as I the information from the Divisional Police Officer of Ipele Owo,” the said.

NAN gathered that the two players were on their way to their base in Akure from Owerri , after a holiday was declared for virtually all NPFL players following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic in the .

The duo, who were former players of the Sunshine Stars FC of Akure, were kidnapped at Ipele town on Benin-Akure in Owo Local Government Area of the state. (NAN)

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