Ex-Health Minister’s Son Kidnapped

Bukola Oriowo  
Updated June 19, 2019
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Isaac Adewole (File Photo)


The son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has been kidnapped.

The Oyo State Police commissioner Shina Olukolu confirmed to Channels Television that Dayo Adewole was kidnapped in Oyo State.

The kidnappers are reported to have waylaid Dayo and some of his staff at his farm situated at Iroko near Fiditi in Afijio Local Government Area of the state.

The kidnappers wore facial masks to hide their identity and took away Dayo, escaping through the neighbouring village.

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One of Dayo’s workers then raised the alarm and alerted the villagers who quickly sent local hunters after the kidnappers. The hunters found the car used by the kidnappers but neither Dayo nor any of the abductors were found.

The village head, Oniroko of Iroko made a phone call on a radio program and alerted the public.

Police Commissioner in the state disclosed the three suspects have been arrested among which is Dayo’s domestic staff.

Police officers have since commenced investigations and are on the trial of Dayo’s kidnappers.

No contact has been made yet by the kidnappers with the family.