People suspected to kidnappers have abducted Mrs Felicia Oyenuga, wife of a member of the Ogun State House of Assembly(OGHA), Hon. Olufowobi Oyenuga.
Hon. Oyenuga representing Ijebu East state constituency at OGHA. His wife in the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olufowobi Oyenuga was said to have been kidnapped on Tuesday morning at Odoladalepo in Ijebu Ife after she had dropped her son off by their farm.
The Nation gathered that the driver of kidnap gang, Ahmed Folorunso, who drove the vehicle used for the abduction was arrested along Ondo Road in Ijebu Ode following a fierce chase by a combined team of Vigilance group in Ijebu Ife and a Police patrol team.
But other members of escaped, made away with their victim, Mrs Oyenuga, and had also contacted the lawmaker who is the Chairman, OGHA House Committee on Establishment, demanding N25m ransom before his wife would be released, according to a source.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi confirmed the abduction and arrest of one of the suspects.
“We got a report that a woman was kidnapped this morning at Ijebu Ife. We learnt that some members of the state vigilante service in the area gave the kidnappers a hot chase.
“Another police patrol team were detailed to join them in the pursuit. They caught up with one of the members of the gang, Ahmed Folorunso, at Ijebu Ode, in their operational vehicle with number plate EPE 663 AJ.
“The suspect is already in our custody. We are optimistic, we’ll rescue the woman very soon. We are doing the needful to ensure the woman(victim) is rescued and other fleeing members of the kidnap gang arrested,” Adejobi said.