A retired lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic, Ofa in Kwara state, Fasasi Olanigan has reportedly been kidnapped by four armed Fulani herdsmen.
The gunmen were said to have kidnapped Olanigan on Wednesday on the Imasayi-Isaga road in Joga, Yewa-North Local government area of Ogun state.
According to PUNCH, the victim’s wife, Ireti Olanigan, said her husband was kidnapped two hours after he left his home in Abeokuta for Ijoga area.
She explained that the news of her husband’s abduction got to her through the man that travelled with him after he escaped from the kidnappers.
“Two hours after he left home, the person that went with my husband came to me and said he has been kidnapped .
“He was kidnapped on the Joga road by four Fulani herdsmen who were fully armed.
“I was told that as he was being dragged into the bush someone came and shouted ‘thief’, so, the other person escaped while they took my husband away into the bush .
“I have gone to the scene and the hunters have helped me to search the bush but they could not find him .
“I left the spot to report to the police at Lafenwa police station and when I went back to the spot , I did not see my husband’s car that was abandoned. I was told police came to take the car,” She said.