By Richard Akintade, Osogbo
Shortly after the kidnapping of three rural dwellers in Osun State about five days ago, a middled-aged woman, identified as Mrs Olayinka Tosin Kayode and her child have also been abducted by gunmen
The victims were abducted around 6pm on Tuesday around Ota-Efun/Kobongbogbo area in Osogbo, the Osun State capital while returning home from her shop situated around the same axis.
According to the statement released by the Public Relations Officer of her Church, the Union Baptist Church, Odi-Olowo, Osogbo, Mr Oluwamayowa Fagbohungbe, “Mrs Olayinka Kayode is one of the Teachers in the Teenagers’ Ministry of the Church of God.”
Sources said the hoodlums had contacted the husband demanding Five Million Naira (N5m) ransom which, according to reports should be transferred to them through the account of victim in their custody; 2063668027 United Bank of Africa (UBA) Olayinka Tosin Kayode.
The Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church, Odi-Olowo Osogbo, Rev. Dr Sunday Adediwura Adeoye, who announced the sad development to the members of the Church called for prayers for quick release.
“We solicit for the continued prayers and supports of all and sundry while we believe in God Almighty that Mrs. Olayinka Tosin Kayode and her child will regain their freedom and be reunited with their family and the Church of God soon,” he stated.