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Gunmen kidnap 2 Bowen University staff in Osun

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There is tension at the Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State following the abduction of two staff of the university at Ile-ogbo junction, along Iwo-Osogbo road.

An eyewitness, who craved anonymity told DAILY POST that the victims were accosted while returning from work Monday evening.

He added that one person, who managed to escape from the scene, was shot severally in the process, and was presently lying critically at an undisclosed hospital within the axis.

Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Folashade Odoro, who confirmed the incident to DAILY POST said police officers were presently combing the area to apprehend the culprits and rescue the victims.

“Yes, two people were kidnapped, and our men are already in the bush trying to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors”, Odoro said.

DAILY POST recalls that some Methodist Church members, including a priest were kidnapped at the same axis late last year, after which about three million naira was reportedly paid as ransom before they could regain their freedom.

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