Gunmen Abduct Kwara Lawmaker’s Wife, Two Children

Written by on October 17, 2023

Gunmen on Monday abducted the wife and two children of a lawmaker in the Kwara State House of Assembly, Mr Lawal Ayanshola Soliu.


The abductors, it was gathered stormed the country home of the legislator in Shao, in the Moro local government area of Kwara State around 1:00 am with AK-47 rifles, shooting sporadically before whisking the victims away.


Lawal is the legislator representing the Ipaiye/Malete/Olooru state constituency of Moro Local Government in the state house of assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.


The source further said that the whereabouts of the victims have remained unknown as of Tuesday afternoon.


“One of the kidnappers who contacted the family said he was not yet with his colleagues in the forest to harmonise their price,” the source added.


Calls made to the lawmaker via the telephone on Tuesday were not answered.


When contacted, the spokesman for the Kwara State Police Command, Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident.


He however said, “Details are still sketchy but I will get back as soon as we have comprehensive details of the incident.”

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