Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have kidnapped the Odogbolu Local Government Coordinator of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Comrade Olamilekan Ogunnuga, in Ogun State.
It was gathered that the youth chief was kidnapped round Ogere axis within the Ikenne Local Government Area of the state on Thursday, October 7.
Okunnuga was mentioned to be coming back from a visit to Ibadan when he was accosted by the abductors whereas driving. His automotive was deserted by the roadside.
The State Chairman of NYCN, Abduljabar Ayelaagbe, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Sunday, October 10, mentioned Okunuga’s relations had been contacted by the abductors demanding a ransom of N30million earlier than he could be launched.
“Our coordinator at Odogbolu Local Government was kidnapped about two or three days ago around Ogere in Ogun State. He went to Ibadan, but on his way back, he was abducted by the kidnappers,” he mentioned.
“That night time when he was kidnapped, we learnt that his automotive was deserted by the roadside. On Friday night, we bought info from the police that the automotive was intercepted whereas being pushed by a person at Ogijo
“The man driving the car said he saw the kidnappers when they were taking away Okunuga, adding that he decided to take the car away after the kidnapping operation. That one has been arrested, according to the police. We were told that the kidnappers have contacted his family and they are demanding a ransom of N30million to secure Okunuga’s release.” he added.