Gunmen kidnap TASUED deputy vice-chancellor

Four gunmen on Monday evening abducted the Deputy Vice-
Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu
Ode, Ogun State, Prof. Olusoga Olusanya.

He was said to have been abducted by suspected kidnappers
along the multiple bridge area, in Ososa, Odogbolu Local
Government area of the state.

Our correspondent gathered that Olusanya was returning to
Ijebu Ode from an official assignment at the Federal
University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, when he was abducted
on the way by gunmen.

A source said he was at FUNAAB as an external invigilator at
the ongoing post-graduate examination.

The four gunmen were said to have overtaken the official car
Olusanya was travelling in and blocked it at a failed section
of the Odogbolu – Ijebu Ode -Ore-Benin Expressway.

He was abducted alongside his driver, who was later
dropped by the roadside at Odogbolu.
The vice-chancellor, Prof. Oluyemisi Obilade could not be
reached for comments on the matter.
She did not pick calls made to her telephone by our
correspondent neither did she acknowledge a text message
sent to her.

It was gathered that as the news of the abduction of
Olusanya forced the Senate of the institution to abruptly
postpone the emergency meeting which was scheduled for

Obilade, who was said to have arrived the school premises
around 10. 40am, organised a prayer session with some
members of staff, calling for God’s intervention.

The state police spokesman in the state, Mr. Muyiwa
Adejobi, confirmed the abduction of Olusanya, but said
crack detectives and the directorate of the state security
service were jointly working to secure his release.


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