Three cattle breeders have been reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen at Idi-Ope, in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The victims identified as Kabiru Oladimeji, Kazeem and Sola, were were kidnapped while going to visit their farm manager.
The News Carrier NG learnt that the kidnappers had contacted the families of the victims and demanded N10 million ransom.
The News Carrier NG understands that the incident happened on Sunday night.
The spokesman of the Oyo State Police Command, Mr Adewale Osifeso, who also confirmed the incident, said the case was reported on Monday morning.
According to Osifeso: “Three male victims were abducted around 18:20hrs on Sunday at Idi Ope village near Igangan.
“The case was however reported at 11:54hrs on Monday. Efforts are ongoing to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors.”
The PPRO appealed to members of the public to always report such incidents early so as to assist the police to take prompt action.