The Kwara State Police Command, on Wednesday, confirmed the kidnapping of three farm employees in Asa Native Authorities Space of the state.
Spokesman of the command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the event, mentioned the Police Commissioner, Mohammed Lawal Bagega, had directed officers and males of the command, to swing into motion in direction of eventual launch of the kidnapped victims.
He assured that the abductors would quickly be apprehended and the victims launched to their households.
Stories reaching DAILY POST in Ilorin, mentioned six closely armed suspected kidnappers on Monday, stormed a poultry farm at Pampo group, within the native authorities space and initially kidnapped two employees.
On their manner out of the group, the abductors kidnapped the third employee in one other farm.
The incident occurred at about 4p.m on Monday in a location alongside Eyenkorin/Afon/Ogele street within the native authorities space.
The abductors, wearing military uniform, reportedly shot repeatedly into the air once they stormed the farm in Hilux van.
They overpowered the chief safety officer within the farm and locked him up inside a room earlier than taking the 2 farm employees away.
The third employee, was additionally kidnapped at a second farm, Mirola farms, on their manner out of the group.
The abductors contacted the farm house owners demanding ransom of N45m for the three kidnapped employees, representing N15m per head.
DAILY POST learnt that the victims comprising two males and a lady, have been kidnapped within the operation carried out by suspected Yoruba talking Fulani bandits.
In his account of the incident, the farm proprietor, mentioned, ” On Monday, at 4.30pm, six suspected kidnappers in navy uniform, closely armed with AK-47 rifles kidnapped three farm managers in our farms.
“They took two managers and on their manner out of the primary farm, they branched my farm to take my very own farm supervisor too, making three folks kidnapped, two males and one feminine.”
He mentioned the matter had been reported to the police, whereas the police intelligence unit had even found that the kidnap suspects, have been nonetheless inside a location in Lasoju group within the native authorities space.