Fourteen travelers headed for Ilesha were freed from kidnappers by Osun police officers and hunters.
On Sunday, August 21, gunmen impersonating travelers kidnapped the people.
According to one of the travelers, The Nation
“We moved after the bus was full but on getting to a place, the men told the driver to park for them to urinate. They brought out guns and forced everybody inside the bush.”
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Yemisi Opalola, said;
“We rescued the passengers from kidnappers with the help of hunters. The passengers were forced into the bush at the boundary of Osogbo/Ilesha but were found at Brewery area inside Ilesha.”