The Chairman Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology Igbo-Ora, Mr Opadijo Olujide, his secretary, Gbenga Alayande and three others have been kidnapped.
It was gathered they were returning from a union meeting on Thursday in Saki when the incident occurred.
A source said that four kidnapped comrades are members of the school chapter of ASUP while the other victim is one of their wives.
“The school authorities have been making frantic effort to secure their freedom. The police are monitoring the situation. The Commissioner of Police was in Igbo-ora in the morning (Friday). The school is being careful. But the school may update the public when it gets updates,” a source said.
Police Public Relations Officers(PPRO) of Oyo State Police Command Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the incident.
The PPRO said:” Some lecturers were abducted at the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-ora. The police are at the top of the situation.
The Commissioner of Police went there in the morning for an on-the-spot assessment. Other developments will be unveiled.”