The Kwara State Police Command has rescued seven out of the eight abducted workers of Lafrcdeen Pure water factory in Sosoki village via Alapa, Ilorin.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, disclosed this in a statement in Ilorin on Sunday.
According to him, the command is getting close to rescueing the remaining victim
“The Kwara State Police Command wishes to inform the members of the public of the two Kidnapping incidents that took place in Olla town early yesterday morning and Sokosi village late in the evening yesterday 20/11/2021.
“Recall that, at about 2300hrs of 19/11/2021 an information was received by the Police in Oke-onigbin Divisional headquarters about the abduction of one Olujala Adegboja ‘m’ aged 56yrs on his way back from his farm by six armed men and was led into the bush by the kidnappers.
“Effort by a combined team of police men, vigilante and hunters are still ongoing to liberate the victim and possibly arrest the abductors.
“In a similar fashion, seven armed men speaking different Nigerian languages stormed one Lafrcdeen Pure water factory in Sosoki village via Alapa as reported to the police by one Hadi Balogun ‘m’ the manager of the factory and kidnapped eight workers of the factory including the owner, one Fatima Nurudeen ‘f’ and disappeared into the bush.
“On receipt of the information, the commissioner of police, Kwara State Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo immediately unleashed the Command’s tactical teams with the local hunters and vigilante to the area to rescue the victims and arrest the hoodlums.
“The efforts, however, resulted in the rescue of seven out of the eight abducted workers, the command is getting close to rescueing the remaining victim, who happens to be the owner of the factory and possible arrest of the kidnappers “
The PPRO advised the good people of Kwara State to always be conscious of whom they share vital information about their movements with and to be security conscious at all times especially at this period when the year is running to an end,
According to him, everybody including the good and the bad ones would want to celebrate Christmas and new year with pockets filled with money, even as they have no explainable means of livelihood.
“The Command will not relent in her commitment in ensuring that the good people of Kwara sleeps with their two eyes closed at night and also ensure the peace and safety of the people before,during and after the yuletide,” he said.