Oyo state of Nigeria has been thrown into disarray as gunmen carried out a gruesome and disturbing operation.

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Passengers of a 14-seater bus including a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Olugbenga Olawore, have been kidnapped in the state.

The cleric and other passengers were reportedly abducted on Friday night in the Maya axis of Lanlate-Eruwa Road.

This happened when the cleric was returning from papo town, where he had gone to fine-tune burial arrangements for his mother.

SP Adewale Osifeso, Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the abduction to journalists on Saturday.


However, the police spokesman said that some of the abductees had been rescued.

“Some of the rescued victims are assisting with useful leads that can help the investigation.

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“All routes around the area, including the adjoining forest areas, are being combed.


“Investigation is ongoing. Updates would be provided accordingly.” he said.

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