Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a Pastor identified as Oluwafemi Komolafe along the Benin-Ijebu Ode Expressway at Ore in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Komolafe was travelling with his son, Timilehin when the suspected kidnappers struck.
The incident was disclosed by the Ondo State Police Commissioner, Mr. Gbenga Adeyanju while speaking with journalists in his office on Wednesday.
Adeyanju disclosed that Timileyin has been rescued alongside two other travellers by men of his Command.
He said, “The man (pastor) was travelling with his son when the kidnappers stopped them on the road, they shot the man and took the boy away.
” Our men engaged the hoodlums in a shootout but they escaped. We even lost one of our men who went for the operation.
“After the incident, our men with the assistance of the local hunters combed the whole area. We attacked the hoodlums and we were able to rescue the three victims in their den.
” The boy whose father was killed and two other travellers who were going to Lagos from Port Harcourt were rescued successfully. ”