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Seven Transport Workers Kidnapped Along Ilesha/Akure Express

Four Transport Union Workers have been kidnapped at Iwaraja junction along Ilesha/Akure expressway in Oriade Local Government Area, Osun State on Monday night.

Radio Nigeria gathered that seven transport workers were travelling from Osun state to Akure and they were all kidnapped by suspected armed herdsmen.

It was gathered that the kidnappers later freed three of the abductees, a male and two female with an instruction that they should go and source ransom to free the remaining four victims.

A security source said security operatives including Odua People Congress (OPC), Amotekun corps and other security agencies are combing the forest around the Iwaraja junction where the abduction took place to rescue the four remaining victims.

The Police Public Relations officer for Osun State Command did not pick her number for confirmation.

When the Osun State Coordinator of OPC, Prince Deji Aladeshawe was contacted, he confirmed the kidnap.

Also, the Corps Commander of Osun Amotekun, General Bashir Adewinmbi rtd. confirmed the kidnap of the transport workers.

He said efforts are ongoing to ensure that they are released.

Adenitan Akionla

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