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Gunmen kidnap boy, 4, as father escaped abduction — Daily Scoop

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Suspected gunmen have kidnapped a four-year-old boy, Oluwadarasimi Omojola, as his father, Boluwaji Omojola, managed to escape on Itaji/Ijelu-Ekiti Road in Oye Local Government area of Ekiti.

The traditional ruler of the community, Owajumu of Omu-Ekiti, Oba Gabriel Ogundeyi, confirmed the incident through a telephone conversation with newsmen on Saturday.

Mr Ogundeyi said the incident happened at about 6.00 p.m on Friday.

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The traditional ruler explained that the boy was returning from Ayede-Ekiti with his father, who managed to escape, after sustaining a severe cutlass injuries from the abductors.

He said that the injured farmer was currently receiving medical attention at an undisclosed facility.

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Mr Ogundeyi said that security operatives and local hunters had since been mobilised to go after the kidnappers to rescue the boy.

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However, DSP Sunday Abutu, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, has yet to confirm the incident as the time of filing this report.

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