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Gunmen allegedly kill 2, kidnap 3 in Ayobo area of Lagos

The Monetary Secretary of the Landlords’ Association in the space , Mr James Ojuade, instructed NAN on Sunday that the gunmen, who allegedly killed two males and kidnapped two sisters on Friday, allegedly kidnapped one other man on Sunday.

He stated that the gunmen got here by means of the boundary between Lagos State and Ogun and escaped with their victims inside a ship.

“About 6.00 p.m. on Friday, four men, who have been armed with guns, broke into the residence of one Mr Rashidi Salami, beat his spouse mercilessly and took away his two married daughters who came around them.

“Two neighbours, who intercepted and wished to forestall them from escaping with the ladies, have been shot dead, before they escaped with their victims.

“The deceased: Messrs Nurudeen Olanrewaju and Idris Olowolayemo have been buried yesterday based on Muslim rites,” Ojuade stated.

Ojuade added that the gunmen got here once more on Sunday at 1.00 p.m. to the building next to the place they allegedly kidnapped the 2 ladies on Friday and kidnapped one Mr Kehinde, whom he said had simply returned from church.

“Immediately Kehinde parked his automobile, the gunmen jumped into his compound and began shooting bullets into his building.

“They captured him and escaped once more to Ogun through a canoe.”

He called on the state authorities to come to their aid and supply safety for the area.

“We wish the federal government to erect police post in Oshin to scale back criminality within the area.

“We wish the police to assist us rescue the three individuals who had been kidnapped,” he stated.

One other resident, who only identified himself as Kunle instructed NAN that many residents had deserted their homes in the area as a result of incessant kidnappings.

“The neighborhood is now abandoned as many residents had packed out of their homes for fear of the unknown.

“We can no longer sleep and shut our eyes as our lives are not secure.”

He stated that the dad and mom of the 2 ladies allegedly kidnapped on Friday have been presently receiving treatment at the hospital.

As at the time of submitting this report, the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, was yet to reply to calls and text messages sent to his cell phones.

NAN reviews that, nevertheless, some cops had been drafted to the scene of the incident.

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