Suspected herders invade Akala farm, whisk away farm Supervisor in Oyo State
Suspected herdmen have invaded the farm of the late former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, at the Jabata area of Surulere local government.
The farm supervisor who was identified as Christopher Bakare, was said to have been abducted and whisked away to an unknown destination during the operation which lasted for several hours.
Confirming the incident, a family source who preferred anonymity said the invaders were suspected to be herdsmen.
He added that this would not be the first time that such incident would happen in the area.
The source added that people living in the neighbourhood have become endangered species.
He added that the family has established contact with the suspected kidnappers.
According to him, they are demanding N100m ransom before the release of the captives.
The victim, a native of Gbongan in Osun was employed to work as supervisor on the farm, barely four years ago.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso said, the incident is under investigation and close monitoring. He promised to provide Updates as event unfolds.