BY DAUD OLATUNJI
ABEOKUTA—Barely 48 hours after he organised a birthday party to mark 70th birthday party of his father, a famous hotelier, Segun Oyebolu ,was yesterday allegedly kidnapped at Erinlu in Ijebu-Ode local government area of Ogun State by gunmen who demanded N400 million before his release.
The kidnappers, Vanguard findings showed, had established contact with members of his family demanding for a N400 million naira ransom.
Oyebolu was reported to have made an attempt to call his local security man when he noticed suspicious movement around his office but, the abductors stopped him.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer Mr. Muyiwa Adejobi confirmed the incident, and the ransom demanded by the abductors.
Adejobi said the police are working tirelessly to secure the release of the man, while advising members of his family to cooperate with the police to secure his release.
One of his neighbours who pleaded anonymity said ‘’it was unfortunate that such kidnapping is happening in our quiet area here”.