By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Six passengers have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen along Abeokuta-Ayetoro – Imeko Afon road in Ogun State.
The incident, it was learnt, occurred around 9pm at Olubo village in Yewa North Local Government.
Meanwhile, it was the same spot where a doctor and a nurse, who were returning from official duty were abducted last months.
The Balogun of Imeko Afon, Chief Ganiu Akinleye, confirmed the incident on Wednesday morning.
Akinleye disclosed that the commercial vehicle was driving to Ilara area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area, when it was flagged down by the armed men.
According to him, the vehicle was conveying eight persons, adding that six were taken away, while two others were left behind.
The community leader explained that an elderly person and a man who speaks Hausa were those not taken away.
The kidnappers reportedly escaped into the bush with their victims.
Contacted, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi said he was driving and promised to revert.