Gunmen kidnap expatriate, kill driver and soldier in Ondo
A Lebanese engineer was kidnapped in Ogbonmo Ijebu-Owo, Owo Local Government Area, Ondo State, by gunmen suspected of being kidnappers.
A soldier who was said to be the expatriate’s security escort was also killed by the gunmen.
According to reports, the incident occurred around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, near the Alafia Hotel on Ikare Road.
The expatriate is said to be in charge of the ancient town’s road dualization project.
According to an eyewitness, the assailants followed the contractor to a construction site, where they killed his driver and a soldier before stealing him.
According to a source with Newsmen, about six masked gunmen stormed the scene, shooting sporadically into the air while everyone else fled.
The remains of the driver and the soldier were later discovered at the scene, according to the eyewitness.
SP Fumilayo Odunlami, a spokesman for the State Police Command, confirmed the incident and stated that efforts were being made to secure the victim’s release.
Odunlami urged members of the public to come forward with any relevant information that could assist the police investigation.
Adetunji Adeleye, the Commander of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo State, said his men are already working on the case.
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Ayelehin Oladunjoye posted a graphic video of the soldier’s body at the scene, with his head shattered by bullets.
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