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Tragedy struck in Atiba community in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state, when the Chief Imam of the commujity, Sheikh Mushafau Bakare after he was reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen was found dead,
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that he was abducted on Wednesday night ,but was
found dead inside his newly acquired Toyota highlander in the early hours of Thursday.
His lifeless body was around Ikangba area in Odogbolu local government area of the state by police officers attached to Obalende Divisional Police Office , Ijebu Ode.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the cleric who was in his 60s was searched for when he was declared.missing by his children, and Muslim faithful in the town but the efforts were futile.
A source said his mobile lines kept on ringing for hours.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi had not responded to a text message on the incident .
The cleric will be laid to rest on Thursday at the community .