Two female students of Olabisi Onabanjo University(OOU) in Ayetoro campus in Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State have been reportedly kidnapped by some Gunmen in the late hours of Sunday.
DAILY GIST gathered the victims, identified as Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola, in the departments of Forestry and Wildlife Management and Agricultural Economics respectively were reported to have been kidnapped in front of their hostel on Sunday night at Olowu area of Ayetoro.
It was also learnt that the abductors have reached out to the families and demanded a sum of N50m for the release of the students.
A family source of one of the victims said the abductors linked up with the relatives of the victims through their (students’) phones
When asked whether the abductors were Fulani herdsmen or not , the source said it was the kidnapped students that spoke with their families and not the abductors.
“The kidnappers have not spoken with the families. It was the students that spoke and echoed the demands. We don’t know whether they are Yoruba or Fulani because the families have not heard directly from the abductors.”
The management of the institution and the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi has not responded to the incident as at the time of filling this report.