The newly established security group, Amotekun has rescued 2 out of 16 abducted victims in Ondo State.
Sixteen victims comprised of farmers, traders, and civil servants traveling in two vehicles heading to different destinations were attacked on Thursday by gunmen who abducted 16 persons in which 2 of them were rescued by the Amotekun security group.
Adetunji Adeleye, the Commander of Amotekun in Ondo State confirmed the incident that happened along Ogbese road in Ondo.
He said, “We have been able to identify one of the two persons we rescued as Alhaji Daramola, who is also a farmer from Isua Akoko Local Government Area of Ondo.
"We gathered from him that they were traveling for a meeting when the criminals waylaid them at Ogbese Road and ordered all of them to come down from the bus.
“We are currently making efforts to ensure others are rescued in conjunction with the police and other security forces."