The principal of Auga Community Grammar school in Ondo state, Joshua Adeyemi, his Vice, lfedayo Yesufu, and three other teachers were abducted by suspected gunmen along Auga-Ise road in Akoko North-East council area of the state on Thursday afternoon, November 25.
The three abducted teachers include Oloyede Bukola, Adagunodo Funmilayo, and Blessing Okeke.
According to reports, the victims were travelling in a Blue Toyota Corolla car belonging to the school Principal along the Auga-Ise road in Akoko North East council area of the state when they were ambushed and then whisked into the thick forest by the abductors.
One of the victims, Blessing Okeke, was released after the captors discovered that she was pregnant. Narrating the incident, Blessing said they were waylaid while traveling in the Principal vehicle from the school back home. She added that they trekked for hours inside thick forest before she was released after their abductors discovered she was pregnant.
Confirming the incident, the Divisional Police Officer for Ikare division, Oladutoye Akinwan, said detectives have been deployed to comb the forest in a bid to secure the release of the victims. He added that the vehicle in which the victims were traveling in before their abduction had been recovered from the spot it was abandoned by the kidnappers.