By News desk
The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, Opadijo Olujide, along with Secretary of the Union, Gbenga Alayande and three others.
Report has it that they were kidnapped on their way to Saki on Thursday when they were returning from a union meeting on the day the incident occurred.
The Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, who confirmed the abduction said they were returning from a union meeting when the incident happened-
“It is true. It happened on Thursday. They were returning from a union meeting in Saki. Five of them were kidnapped. Four of them are staff members of the school. The other one is wife of one of the victims. The school authorities have been making frantic effort to secure their freedom. The police are monitoring the situation.
“The Commissioner of Police was in Igbo-ora in the morning (Friday).The school is being careful. But the school may update the public when it gets updates. Some lecturers were abducted at the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-ora. The police is on the top of the situation,”Fadeyi said.
According to him, the state police boss went there in the morning for on-the-spot assessment, adding that CP Shina Olukolu was there with strategic officers.