The Police Command in Oyo State, has confirmed the abduction of Alao-Akala’s farm Supervisor, Mr. Christopher Bakare, in Ogbomosho.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSO Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident on Tuesday in Ibadan.
Adewale said that the command had commenced an investigation of the incident.
“The incident is under investigation and close monitoring. Updates would be provided accordingly, please,” he said.
It was gathered that the victim was kidnapped by gunmen who stormed the farm located at Jabata in Surulere Local Government Area of Oyo State at about 7.00 p.m. on Saturday.
A family source said that the kidnappers had contacted the family and demanded an N100 million ransom.
“The victim was kidnapped on the farm amid a staccato of gunshots. We have been trying to negotiate with them even though the police had been informed,” the source said.
The victim, Bakare, is said to be a native of Gbongan in Osun State and was employed on the farm about four years