Gunmen kidnap 18 Lagos-bound passengers in Ondo

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Unknown gunmen have kidnapped 18 passengers heading to Lagos in Ondo State.

The travellers were attacked and kidnapped along the Idoani-Ifira road in Akoko axis of the state on Wednesday evening.
The incident occurred at a failed portion of the Idoani-Ifira road in Akoko South-East local government area of the state.

It was learnt that there were sporadic shootings while the gunmen carried out their nefarious activities, causing other road users to run helter-skelter for their safety.

It was also gathered that the passengers were robbed of their valuables before they were taken into the forest.