Some suspected gunmen stormed Ibadan and kidnapped a female soldier and two other women.
It was gathered that the incident occurred at Onipe village, along the Ijebu-Ode/ Ibadan Road in Oluyole local government area of Ibadan on Monday.
A source disclosed that the gunmen came out from the bush at about 8:20am and shot sporadically.
The gunmen later abducted the three women and took them to an unknown location.
According to the source, the abducted women are: Mrs Okeowo, Mrs Abosede Adebayo and Mrs Bola Ogunrinde.
Mrs Ogunrinde who is a soldier was kidnapped while driving a Toyota RAV-4, with registration number AGL 66 FY.
It was gathered that some of the residents of the area later reported the incident at Idi Ayunre Division at about 10am.
Oyo state Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the kidnapping.
He stated that local police in conjunction with hunters and vigilantes are currently in search of the kidnappers in order to rescue the victims.
He said, “Yes, it is confirmed.
“As we speak, combined team of AKS, Idi Ayunre Division, other tactical teams, as well as local hunters and vigilante groups are actively on the trail of the gunmen, in a bid to rescue the victims and arrest the suspects.”