The son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has been abducted by armed gunmen on Tuesday.
The young man, those name is Dayo was kidnapped at Iroko village, near Oyo town in Oyo state.
Security agents and local vigilantes have beefed up search and are already on the trail of the kidnappers at press time.
Mouthpiece NG gathered that the car of the kidnappers was found on the road to Iware another village not too far from Iroko village where Dayo was kidnapped.
It was learnt that the ex-minister has even been forced to cut short his trip abroad following the development. There’s no any traces yet about his whereabout at the time of filling this report. The abductors were yet to contact the family on their motive and the condition of their victim.
According to a source, “The villagers were alerted by the staff who survived the ordeal. Local hunters were mobilised by the Oniroko of Iroko.
“The hunters were said to have located the car of the abductors along the road to Iware village near Iroko. “But they are yet to locate Dayo’s whereabouts.
It was suspected that the kidnappers might have changed their vehicle following persistent announcement on radio after Oniroko had raised the alarm on air.”
A top official of the Federal Ministry of Health said: ” We are in sad mood over the abduction.
Dayo was a graduate of agriculture and he opted for farming.