Two members of staff of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have been reportedly abducted by gunmen on Monday 11th of February.
The incident was said to have occured at Ile-ogbo junction, along Iwo-Osogbo road.
An eyewitness, who craved anonymity said the victims were accosted while returning from work Monday evening.
He added that one person, who managed to escape from the scene was shot severally in the process and presently lying critically at an undisclosed hospital within the axis, while other two were dragged into the bush.
Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Folashade Odoro, who confirmed the incident to our Correspondent said police officers were presently cobbing the area to apprehend the culprits and rescue those who were kidnapped.
“Yes, two people were kidnapped, and our men are already in the bush trying to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors”, Odoro said.
It would be recalled that some Methodist Church members, including a priest were kidnapped at the same axis late last year, in which about three million naira was allegedly paid as ransom before they could regain their freedom.