The proprietress of Excel Group of Schools, a nursery and primary institution in Ogun state, Mrs Helen Odunubi, has been abducted by some suspected kidnappers.
The incident occurred inside the school premises in the Ogunsua Crescent, Oserw Baba Odun Matogbun area of Agbado in Ogun State, at about 1 pm on Tuesday.
A source in the area sais trouble started when two women and two men drove an unregistered ash-coloured Toyota Sienna into the school premises and went straight to the school proprietress’ office.
The son of the proprietress, Ayodeji Odunubi, was said to have also told the police on Wednesday that the four people had never been seen in the area before Tuesday’s incident.
He said the suspects appeared a few minutes later with his mother and dragged her inside the said Toyota Sienna they drove into the premises with.
The son said before anyone could challenge them, they had hurriedly driven away.
As of the time of this report, it was learnt that the 56-year-old had neither been found nor had her abductor reached out to the family for any ransom.
Speaking about the incident, the Ogun state police command’s spokesperson, Omolola Odutola, said the policemen in the Agbado Division were immediately mobilised and stormed the school premises when they received the information.
She noted that the police and other local security outfits were working hand-in-glove to find out the whereabouts of the propritress and rescue her from her abductors.
“Upon the receipt of the incident, our men in the division immediately swung into action along with other security outfits to rescue the lady.
“There is already a synergy between the police, the community leaders, and other security outfits in the community. I can assure you that efforts are in top gear to know the location of the victim and arrest the suspects,” she stated.