The chairperson of the Caretaker Committee in Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Jacob Adeleke, has been kidnapped.
He was kidnapped on Sunday evening on his way to Ibadan, the state capital.
A source said he was kidnapped alongside his driver along Okeho-Ado Awaye Road.
They were abducted on their way to Ibadan for a meeting with Governor Seyi Makinde scheduled for Monday morning.
The police in Oyo State have confirmed the abduction.
The spokesperson Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the abduction in a text message saying the police have intensified efforts to get the victims released.
According to him, “Information reaching me reveals that he was kidnapped along Ado Awaye- Iseyin road.
Kidnapping for ransom has become rampant in many parts of the country. Adeleke was kidnapped on the same day a district head and four others were kidnapped in Zamfara State.