Yet to be identified gunmen have kidnapped the Chairman, Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke.
It was gathered that Adeleke was kidnapped together with his driver on Sunday night.
Adeleke was travelling along the Okeho-Ado Awaye road on his way to Ibadan for a meeting scheduled to hold with Governor Seyi Makinde when the gunmen abducted him.
Confirming the development, Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, said, “Information reaching me reveals that he was kidnapped along the Ado Aw aye- Iseyin Road. Efforts are being intensified to get him released and arrest the culprits.”
Chairman of the Oodua Peoples Congress in Oyo State, Mr Rotimi Olumo, said the council chairman was kidnapped along Iseyi-Okeho area.
“I have called my people and they said they had started combing the forests in the area in search of him,” Olumo added.