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BREAKING: Gunmen abduct Bishop, wife and driver along Oyo/Ogbomosho road

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Unknown gunmen have kidnapped Bishop Rt. Rev Aderogba of Jebba Diocese, Kwara State, his wife and their driver along new Oyo/ Ogbomosho Expressway in the early hours of Monday.

The incident, according to the state police command, was reported by Rev. Adekunle Adeluwa, at Atiba Divisional Police Headquarters, Oyo.

Preliminary investigations by officers of the Oyo State Police Command revealed that the victim’s vehicle developed what seemed a mechanical fault while traveling from Yewa, Ogun State to Jebba, Kwara State enroute an isolated area along New Oyo/Ogbomoso Expressway.
The Command, in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso said, the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations of the Command who is in charge of the rescue operation that commenced immediately the incident was reported.
It added that all tactical teams of the Command Anti-Kidnapping squad, Ambush Squad, Puff Adder, Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Conventional Police personnel, along with local hunters and vigilantes are all involved in the rescue operations.
The Command added that the discreet investigation led by the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) is simultaneously been vigorously embarked upon to ensure that the victims are rescued unhurt.
While appealing to members of the public to report any suspicion to the nearest Police Division or formation, credible and timely information, residents are assured of their safety as they go about their lawful activities.

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