Tragedy As Mother, Children, Others Abducted Along Akure-Ife Road


No fewer that 9 people including a mother and her three children were on friday July 5th kidnapped by kidnappers along Ife- Ibadan road

One of the victims who managed to escaped said the incident occured around 7:30pm when the kidnappers stopped a commercial bus and two private cars coming from Akure axis and abducted some of the passengers while some managed to escaped.

The driver of one of the private car who managed to escape said his boss’s wife Mrs. Mariam Dolapo Adesokan and his four children Master Faisol Olamijuwon Adesokan, Kanyinsola Adesokan and Master Hassan Fikayomi Adesokan marched into the bush by the abductors.

Though the details of other victims yet to be ascertained but the driver explained that they were returning to ibadan from a Akure where they attended a family function

A family of the Adesokan who confimed the abdution to our reporter said ” the kidnappers are yet to reach out to us, my uncle who is the husband is not in the country as we speak and we have been trying to call him via Whatsapp but his line is not connecting”

Recalled that Adesokan the Vice President (Western Zone) of National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies NANTA and Chief Executive Officer Caprisok Travel and Tours
was kidnapped on the same route around March this year and was released after about 21days in the kidnapper’s den.

A source at the Osun police command who prefer anonymity told our reporter that the case has not been officially reported as at the time of filling the report but promise to get back to us as soon as he has the details.


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