At least about fourteen passengers have been kidnapped by suspected Fulani herdsmen at Ajeoku junction, along Otan-ile-Okemesi road in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State.
An eyewitness account said that the kidnappers who pretended as passengers boarded an Abuja-bound bus from Osogbo before striking at the said location around 5pm Sunday evening.
He said while 14 of the passengers were taken away, others were left behind who later reported the case at a nearby police station.
Meanwhile, a top man of the Odua People’s Congress(OPC) in Osun confirmed the incident, saying his men and police officers were already ‘combing’ the bush to rescue victims.
“It is true, some of the passengers who were left behind reported the case to our people at Otan-ile, they said the criminals were in the bus with them from Osogbo, before they eventually struck.
“We are presently trailing them and we are going to definitely get them”.