Renowned Muslim Cleric Kidnapped In Ondo State by Unknown Gunmen
In a disturbing turn of events, Alhaji Ibrahim Oyinlade, a respected Muslim cleric, fell victim to a brazen kidnapping orchestrated by armed assailants on Saturday. The incident unfolded at Asolo Camp, situated within the Uso community of Owo Local Government Area in Ondo State.According to reliable sources, the cleric was diligently tending to his farm when a group of hoodlums descended upon him, forcefully snatching him away to an undisclosed location. At present, no ransom demands have been made by the abductors, as confirmed by a trusted family insider.The aggrieved family wasted no time alerting the authorities, promptly reporting the incident to the Uso Police Division. Responding swiftly, law enforcement officials, in conjunction with local vigilante groups, have initiated a search operation within the surrounding wilderness, aiming to locate and secure the safe release of the revered cleric.Mrs. Funmilayo Odunlami, the State Police Public Relations Officer, expressed her concern and officially verified the occurrence of the distressing incident. She relayed the details, stating that the revered Chief Imam of Uso had ventured to his farm earlier in the day but failed to return. Concerned individuals from his community subsequently traced his whereabouts to the farm, where they discovered his mobile phone and vehicle undisturbed, yet the revered cleric was conspicuously absent.In a concerted effort to unravel the whereabouts of the esteemed Muslim leader, the diligent men of the Uso Division, bolstered by the assistance of local vigilante groups, have delved into the vast expanse of the wilderness, diligently following every lead in pursuit of a breakthrough that will lead them to the safe rescue of Alhaji Ibrahim Oyinlade.As the investigation continues to unfold, the community anxiously awaits any updates regarding the cleric’s well-being, fervently hoping for a swift resolution that will restore him to his loved ones unharmed.