GUNMEN suspected to be kidnappers on Saturday afternoon abducted a former Council Chairman in the state, Dele Fagoriola, on his farm and dragged out of the farm by the men.
The armed kidnappers numbering seven invaded Fagoriola farm located at the boundary of Ondo/ Ekiti state along Akure-Ikere Ekiti road around 3 pm and abducted him to an unknown place.
It was gathered that the kidnappers trailed the victim to the farm and kidnapped him around 3 pm yesterday.
Speaking on his kidnap, the victim elder brother, Busuyi Fagoriola, who confirmed the abduction told Sunday Tribune that the abductors were yet to open discussion with the family.
Also speaking one the workers on the farm, explained that the victim came to the farm to supervise the workers on the farm while the gunmen who were armed stormed the farm and left with the former council Chairman
According to the worker, the gunmen who were masked were young boys brandishing dangerous weapons and rounded up the victim a few minutes after he alighted from his vehicle.
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He said the gunmen dragged the victim to their waiting vehicle saying the abductors might have been waiting or trailing Fagoriola as they walk him through the thick bush in the area.
The state police image maker, Femi Joseph, who confirmed the incident said that detectives have been deployed to the area to rescue the victim.
Fagoriola, the former council chairman of Akure North in 2004/2007 under the administration of the late governor Olusegun Agagu.
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