Gunmen Abduct Ex-ondo Council Chairman


A former Chairman, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Dele Fagoriola, has been abducted by gunmen.

He was abducted on Saturday afternoon on his farm in Iju-Itaogbolu located along Akure /Ikere-Ekiti Road.

The elder brother of the victim, Busuyi Fagoriola, while confirming the abduction noted  that the former Council chairman was on his farm to supervise his labourers when the abductors got hold of him and took him away.

He disclosed that the abductors , numbering about seven, used masks to hide their faces.

He further added that the family members had not been contacted by the abductors for possible ransom.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer( PPRO)  Ondo State Command, Femi Joseph, who confirmed the incident, said the command has launched an investigation into the abduction.