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Gunmen in military uniform abduct travellers on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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Some travellers have been kidnapped alongside the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday night.

It was gathered that the gunmen have been dressed in military uniforms.

As a results of the incident, many automobiles determined to show round and go in the other way, inflicting rigidity alongside the street.

The incident, DAILY POST gathered, occurred round KM 24, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, close to Dominion University.

One of the travellers who escaped narrated that the abductors have been sighted coming from the bush after they launched the assault.

The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the kidnapping.

Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, in a press release, mentioned that the Divisional Police Officer in the world had led a crew comprising; anti-crime patrol operatives, tactical groups, cellular policemen and native hunters for the fast rescue of the victims.

He added that expended ammunition shells and 4 deserted automobiles have been retrieved on the scene.

He mentioned that an officer hooked up to the command paid the supreme value in the course of the gun duel whereas one other was badly injured.

“On Friday 28/10/2022 at about 1835HRS, operatives of the Command hooked up to Toll-Gate Division acquired details about sporadic gunshots heard alongside the Dominion University finish of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

“In a swift response to the above, the Divisional Police Officer led a crew comprising; Anti-crime patrol operatives, tactical groups, Police Mobile males and native hunters for fast rescue and additional intervention.

“During the method of prevailing and stopping additional chaos from what was evidently an abduction state of affairs, an Officer hooked up to the Command paid the supreme value with one different badly injured and presently responding to therapy.

“So far, expended ammunition shells and (4) Four abandoned vehicles were retrieved at the scene.”

Gunmen in military uniform abduct travellers on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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