The governor of Ogun State, Governor Dapo Abiodun has directed the security agencies to investigate the perpetrators of the kidnapping of two female students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Aiyetoro Campus in Ogun State and ensure the victims come out unhurt.
The Nation reported that two OOU students identified as Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola studying Forestry and Wildlife Management and Agricultural Economics respectively were kidnapped at about 9pm on Sunday when the attackers stormed Igbole Aibo Quarter area of Ayetoro, in Yewa North Local Government Area of State.
According to the statement gathered on Tuesday by Kunle Somorin, the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, quoted governor Abiodun as describing the abduction as unfortunate.
The governor also said that the State Government and security forces were working on the situation and collaborating with relevant people to ensure the victim’s safe return.
“The incident is most unfortunate. The Government is beefing up security in the whole State. We just sent logistic and technical support to the Joint Security Intervention Squad in that local government area. Amotekun team will soon join them”.
“While we sympathisze with parents, relations and the university community, we want to assure them that their wards will be rescued unhurt. We are on top of the situation,”
The governor also empower the security agencies to engage locals in intelligence gathering to know where these kidnappers might be hiding within the surrounding township, villages and in the forest.
From the governor, security is a collective responsibility of both the government and the governed.