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Crime & Punishment of Tuesday, 19 July 2022


Gunmen invade Alao-Akala’s farm, abduct Supervisor

Late Christopher Alao Akala Late Christopher Alao Akala

Christopher Bakare, farm supervisor of the late former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala, has been kidnapped.

Bakare was kidnapped on Saturday evening at TDB farms located at Jabata area, Surulere Local Government area of the state.

A family source revealed that the gunmen had made contact, disclosing that they are demanding the sum of N100 million as ransom.

The source said: “Yes, he has been kidnapped. Those guys speak a smattering of Yoruba. He was kidnapped in the farm. We have been trying to negotiate with them even though the police have been informed.”

When contacted, the state Commandant of Western Nigeria Security Network, WNSN, codenamed Amotekun, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju, (rtd), said he was not aware of the incident.

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