Ogun State police command on Thursday confirmed the abduction of three staff of Olusegun Obasanjo Holdings in the state.
Gunmen had on Wednesday abducted the victims at a community in Obafemi-Owode local government area of the state.
The command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident in a statement in Ota, said the command is collaborating with other security agencies to rescue the victims.
He added that operatives of the command anti-kidnapping unit and the Special Weapons and Tactics section are on the trail of the kidnappers.
He said: “The police operatives are on top of the situation. They are working hard to rescue the three workers of our ex-President and also to get the assailants arrested.”
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