Suspected gunmen on Saturday evening kidnapped two travellers at Wasimi area along Ife Ibadan expressway in Osun state.
Our correspondent gathered that the travellers were travelling to Ilesa from Ibadan and were heading toward Ikire before the incident occurred.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer of the State, Opalola Yemisi said that the security agencies engaged with the gunmen in firefight and three suspects have been arrested.
She identified the three suspects as : Musa Nuhu, Basiru Ali and Sule Sule.
The Police spokesperson said the bus driver and one passenger were reportedly missing during the attack.
She further revealed that items carted away by the gunmen include money and handsets.
Meanwhile, AMILOADED recalls that some gunmen kidnapped passengers along Ibokun/Osogbo road on 2nd March, 2021.
However, the Police and other security agencies have secured seven passengers.