Abiodun Onafuye/ Abeokuta
Folasade, wife of the lawmaker representing Ijebu North-East State Constituency in Ogun state southwest, Nigeria, Samson Onademuren was today kidnapped by yet to be identified gunmen in Ijebu Ode, Ijebu Ode local government area of Ogun state.
P.M. News gathered that, Mrs. Onademuren was kidnapped around noon Tuesday by four hefty men at her husband’s building site in Ijebu-Ode.
Witnesses said that the gunmen abducted Mrs Onademuren few minutes after she got to her husband’s building site.
She was reportedly whisked away along with her friend in a white Opel car which registration number was said to have been removed during the operation.
Her husband who hails from Ipari-Nla town, near Atan is the Chairman, House Committee on Ethics and Justice and a strong loyalist of the former governor of the state and a chieftain of the party, Aremo Olusegun Osoba
He is at present in the United States of America USA, with 25 other lawmakers in the state, on a mission that is believed to be a jamboree.
The Police Public Relations Officer,PPRO, in the State,ASP Muyiwa Adejobi said he was yet to be briefed.
A witness however stated that, the kidnappers had passed the site before they noticed the women at the building whose gate was widely opened. Then then reversed their car, entered the compound and at gun point, ordered all occupants to lie on the floor before they
took their preys away.
Ogun state, with over five persons kidnapped in recent times, is fast gaining the disrepute as a nest of kidnappers.