Gunmen kidnap varsity lecturer, demand N10m ransom 

Posted by News Express | 4 October 2021 | 1,124 times

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•Adekunle Ajasin University, Akoko

 

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a lecturer of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State.

The lecturer, Mr Mayowa David Adinlewa was kidnapped over the weekend along the deplorable Akure-Ikere-Ekiti highway.

Adinlewa was said to be on his way from Akungba to visit his family at Ikere in Ekiti State when the gunmen waylaid him on the road.

The kidnappers were said to have contacted the victim’s wife on Sunday with Adinlewa allowed to speak with his wife.

In the audio, Adinlewa was heard telling the wife that they were in the bush and that they had trekked for hours without eating and drinking.

The lecturer added that his legs are already burnt due to the heat from the long walk and that his phone would soon be taken from him.

In the audio, as the wife was asking for their location, a man interrupted her in pidgin, saying “you dey hear me so” before the call ended.

Meanwhile, the elder brother of the victim, Toyin confirmed that his brother was kidnapped and that N10million has been demanded as ransom.

The head of Information and Protocol Unit of AAUA, Mr Victor Akinpelumi said the incident is still sketchy but promised to get back as soon as he gets details.

Courtesy (excluding headline) New Telegraph


Source: News Express

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