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Gunmen kidnap a popular farmer in Ekiti

Isaac Agbaniago, a farmer was abducted on his farm land, on saturday, April 3 in Ikere Ekiti.

Globalgistng learned that Mr. Agbanigo was at the farm with his wife and children, it was also told that the gunmen were escorting her wife and children to go home, and they took the man away.

Meanwhile, the Ekiti State police command, yesterday, said it has begun a manhunt for the abductors of a farmer, Isaac Agbanigo, who was kidnapped in Ikere Ekiti, Ikere Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

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Agabnigo was said to have been abducted in the presence of his family members while returning home from his farm at Ajengbede, along Ikere-Ise road around 4 pm on Saturday.

The Police, in a statement, said they have launched an investigation into the matter to fast track quick rescue of the man from captivity.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, said the victim’s wife told the police that she, her husband and their children were about to enter their vehicle to return home after finishing their farm work when they were accosted by seven armed masked men.

Abutu said the police have commenced a serious manhunt and investigation to unravel the identities and apprehend those behind the abduction of Mr Agbanigo.


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