Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a former minister of state for Education and member representing Ogun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly between 2003 and 2007, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo.
Iyabo was taken away alongside her security aide along Igbogila road in Yewa North LGA of Ogun state. She celebrated her 70th birthday only few weeks back.
Speaking on the incident, Ogun State Police PRO Muyiwa Adejobi said,
“Yes. We have the report that the senator was kidnapped this evening by some armed men.
State commissioner of police, CP abdulmajid Ali, has despatched teams
to the area, Ilaro, for the rescue operation. We want to assure the
Public particularly her relations and those concerned that we will
rescue her unhurt soon and the perpetrators will be apprehended.
have embarked on scientific investigation on the kidnap case. And we are
optimistic that the Senator will be rescued very soon.”