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There was a mild drama in Ayetoro Yewa-North local government area of Ogun when kidnappers stormed a kitchen ,took some wraps of Eba with pot of soup, savoured it before abducting two Islamic clerics .
The clerics are now in the kidnappers’ den since Saturday after their abductors ambushed them, feasted in their house at Ayetoro along Abeokuta, Ogun state before taking them away.
The clerics, Hussein AbdulJelil Oloruntoye with his friend, Ilyas Muhammed Jamiu were abducted after coming from a programme on that fateful day around 10 pm when the incident happened.
The family of one of the victims, Hussein Ibrahim told PLATFORM TIMES that the kidnappers took their time to carry out the operation.
Ibrahim narrated that the kidnappers seized their phones, went to the kitchen, ate the Eba that the clerics wife had prepared earlier without leaving any meat in the soup.
Ibrahim said:”It happened around 10 pm when they (the clerics) were alighting from the Toyota Highlander which my brother had just bought two months’ ago.
“The kidnappers were five and when they came, they had ambushed somewhere in the dark and were able to capture them immediately. After then, they marched them inside, seized our phones, went to the kitchen to eat the food before taking them away.”
He further said the kidnappers had phoned to demand for ransom of N15million .
The victim’s brother disclosed that at the time of filing this report that the Police were aware of the situation.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state ,DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident .
Oyeyemi said the command had deployed its men to the bush in the area .