Kidnappers of Bowen Lecturers Allegedly Demand N10m Ransom

By Eric Elezuo

Gunmen who kidnapped two Bowen University lecturers, Iwo, Osun State on Monday has reportedly contacted the school authorities, according to Sources.

The hoodlums, the Source added, are demanding a whopping N10 million before the school workers could be set free.

One of the victims, who was simply identified as Deyo, is said to be a graduate of the Department of Mass Communication of the school, and was absorbed by the school upon graduation.

Those who know her said she is a Sunday school teacher, and only got married last year to one Brother Nath.

Deyo and husband

It would be recalled that gunmen numbering about five shot one staff of Bowen University, on Monday evening shot, while two others were said to have been kidnapped by gunmen along Iwo-Osogbo road. The lecturers were reportedly coming from Ilesha when their abductors stopped their vehicles around Idominasi, a town in Obokun local government.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Folashade Odoro, confirmed the incident, saying that the police were combing the area to apprehend the culprits and rescue those who were kidnapped.

“Yes, two persons were kidnapped, but our men are already in the bush trying to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors,” Ms Odoro said.


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