Journalist, daughter kidnapped in Ogun

A journalist with the Ogun State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Nofisat Oshin, and her 15-year-old daughter have been kidnapped by gunmen in Ijebu-Ode town of the state.

A statement by NUJ, signed by the acting chairman, Soji Amosu, on Friday said the victims were abducted at gun point at about 8.00pm on Thursday.

The abducted journalist is the director of information with Odogbolu local government area of the state, and wife of a former Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Tokunbo Oshin.

The woman was said to be driving with her daughter, Afolabi, when they were accosted along Akobi street in Ijebu-Ode.

Their whereabouts remained unknown at the time of filing this report.

The union described the abduction as “barbaric” and called on security agencies and state government to help fish out the perpetrators.

The NUJ’s acting chairman said a report had been made to the police by the family of the kidnapped victims.


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