Unknown gunmen have abducted a military officer along Auga-Akoko in Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The officer, Captain Gana was said to be travelling alone in his car when he was kidnapped and taken into a nearby bush.
The Public Relations Officer of Ondo State Police Command ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident to Channels TV.
According to him, the military officer was on his way from Abuja to Ibadan when he was accosted by the gunmen who abducted him in the Auga-Akoko area of Ondo State.
Okoro said: “He was taken into a nearby bush and the abductors allowed him to call a relation who informed our men in the Ikare-Akoko division.
“Unfortunately, before a team of police detectives got to the area, he had been moved away from the place, but his car was recovered by our men”.
Ikoro said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Undie Adie has ordered that a thorough search for the victim should be carried out so as to rescue him as soon as possible.
The Public Relations Officer also appealed to law-abiding residents of the state not to harbor any fear, while assuring them of adequate security of their lives and property after the abduction of the military officer.