By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo
Some gunmen have abducted a former minister of Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo on Wednesday evening.
According to the Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, Anisulowo, a former governorship candidate in the state, was kidnapped in Ilaro, in Yewa South Local Government Area of the state.
The police spokesperson said the command had detailed five teams of policemen to he area of the abduction to rescue the victim.
The statement made available to our correspondent by the PPRO reads: “The Ogun State police command is aware of the kidnapping of Senator Iyabo Anisulowo in Ilaro area today (Wednesday) around 6pm.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ogun State, CP Abdulmajid Ali has detailed 5 teams to the area to rescue her unhurt.
The special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, and Anti-Kidnapping Squad Commanders have been sent to the area by the CP to rescue the senator and apprehend the perpetrators.
“We have also embarked on scientific investigation of the matter. We therefore assures the general public particularly the good people and Government of Ogun State that the kidnapped victim will be rescued very soon unhurt.
“We appeal to Nigerians and people of Ogun State to support the police command with useful information to assist the police.”