Businesswoman, two children killed by suspected kidnappers in Oyo state

A businesswoman known as “Alhaja Serifat Adisa” and two 9-year-old boys were killed by suspected kidnappers at Idere in Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of Oyo State. 

The deceased Alhaja Adisa, the Chief Executive Officer of Subawa filling station was attacked and killed along Igboora/Idere road on Saturday night, January 2.

The report states that, the gunmen stormed the filling station and forcefully dragged her into the bush where she was later discovered dead at about 11:pm.

It was also accumulated that, the two boys and mother of one of them were heading to Idere from Igboora where they had earlier gone to celebrate the New Year with their relatives.

A man who introduced himself as the boys’ uncle, the children and the woman were waiting for a commercial motorcycle around the gate of Subawa filling station to take them to Idere. 

After waiting for a while, the woman decided to put a call to her close relative who is a commercial morcyclist in Idere to come and take them home.

“While she was making the call, one of the gunmen whom had already positioned themselves around the Subawa filling station, on sighting the woman making call, felt she might be calling security operatives, then fired a shot directly at the woman who was standing with the two kids. The stray bullets hit only the kids and they died instantly, while the woman fled into the bush,” he told Ibarapa Parrot. 

Thereafter, the gunmen proceeded to abduct Alhaja Adisa. Sources said the kidnappers killed the woman when they discovered that they were being trailed by the Amotekun security operatives.

Meanwhile, the two kids have been buried amidst tears, while the mother was admitted in an undisclosed hospital in Igboora. 

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