The Secretary of the Ondo State branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Mr. Kayode Agbeyangi, was on Saturday kidnapped by some suspected gunmen.
It was gathered that the NURTW secretary was kidnapped in the early hours of Saturday while he was travelling to Lagos to see members of his family.
Agbeyangi’s vehicle was found along the Akure-Ilesa Expressway.
According to Punch, the abductors,thereafter contacted the family of the victim and demanded a N5m ransom.
However, the family is yet to provide the ransom.
The chairman of the union in the state, Jacob Adebo, confirmed the incident.
He said, “He was kidnapped when he was travelling to Lagos and the kidnappers have called the family, demanding N5million ransom.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Femi Joseph also confirming the incident said it happened outside Ondo State and that it was not reported in the state.