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Gunmen abduct two OOU female students


Two 300 Level students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State have reportedly been kidnapped.

Adeyemo Oluwaseun Precious – a Forestry and Wildlife Management student – and Oyefule Oluwatosin Abisola of the Agricultural Economics Department were abducted by the gunmen around 9 pm on Sunday night.

The ladies, who attend the OOU’s campus in Ayetoro, Yewa North Local Government Area of the state, were returning to their residents at night when they were abducted by the gunmen.

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Vanguard Newspaper reports that the gunmen had targetted a female call card voucher bulk dealer living at Igbole Aibo Quarter area of Ayetoro but after failing to break into her house resorted to abducting the duo who were returning from an outing.

Niyi Oduwole, the Deputy Registrar, Corporate Affairs Unit of the institution, described the incident as unfortunate. Oduwole said that the university management is on top of the situation in ensuring the safe return of the abductees.

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He said, “the incident is most unfortunate. The university is beefing up security around all our campuses and hostels.

“We sympathise with parents of the victims and we want to assure them that their wards will be rescued unhurt. We are on top of the situation.” Efforts made to confirm the incident from the police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi was not successful as calls made to his mobile phone were not picked.

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Meanwhile, on Monday morning, suspected bandits abducted some pupils and teachers in a primary school in Kaduna State.

The bandits had stormed the UBE Primary School, Rama town, Birin Gwari LGA of the state on motorcycles around 9 am on Monday.