Four gunmen on Tuesday evening abducted Dayo Adewole, son of the immediate past Minister for Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole in Iroko, near Fiditi, Afijio local government of Oyo State.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the abduction on Wednesday morning, PUNCH reports.
According to Fadeyi, “The man, Dayo Adewole, was abducted by four gunmen around 6:30pm at Iroko. The Area Commander in Moniya and other patrol teams had been alerted and are presently giving the armed men a hot chase.
“We are on their trail as I speak with you and more deployments had been made to rescue the guy and track down the abductors,” Fadeyi said.
He added that a vehicle with which the gunmen abducted Dayo had been discovered.
It was gathered that the ex-minister has been informed of the incident and is on his way back to Nigeria from his trip abroad.