Dare-devil gunmen, on Monday evening attacked the some staff of Bowen University, along the Iwo-Osogbo road in Osun State, shooting one of the staff and abducting two others.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Folashade Odoro, who confirmed the incident, saidg that the police were combing the area to apprehend the culprits and rescue those who were kidnapped.
“Yes, two persons were kidnapped, but our men are already in the bush trying to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors,” Odoro said.
An eyewitness of the incident, who did not want his name mentioned, told newsmen that the victims were accosted by the suspected kidnappers while returning from work.
According to the eyewitness, one person, who managed to escape from the scene was shot severally in the process and currently, in a critical situation at an undisclosed hospital within the axis.
It could be recalled that some Methodist Church members, including a priest were kidnapped in the same area late last year.
It was alleged that about N3 million was paid as ransom before they could regain their freedom.