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Gunmen kill one, kidnap others In Kwara

Suspected gang of kidnappers have killed one person and kidnapped three others including Rotimi Oyedepo the immediate younger brother of Chairman Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti,Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo.

According to an Eye witness,  Mr Oyedepo and two others were in the car along Ijara-Isin/Isanlu Isin Road when the fiery looking kidnappers wielding guns  intercepted them.

He said while they were ordering them out of the car into the nearby thick Bush, an innocent Motorcyclist riding towards the scene of the incident at the time was instantly shot dead.

The source gave the name of the death person as Adeyemi of Pamo Isin.

The source also claimed that another Bus conveying passengers from Ekiti state along that route was also intercepted and all the passengers were taken away into the thick bush.

Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo who is also a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara confirmed the incident in a Telephone interview.

When contacted the Spokesman of the Kwara state Police Command Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the incident.

He said police men have been drafted into the thick bush to comb it and rescue the kidnapped victims alive and arrest the kidnappers.

Reporting by Ali Rabiu, editing by Daniel Adejo