Two poultry farmers and another man have been kidnapped in Egbeda community in Kabba-Bunu local government area of Kogi State.
The three persons were abducted at two different locations within the community on Wednesday evening .
It was gathered that two of the abductees, Olorunpomi Damilola, a staff of the College of Education (Technical) Kabba, and Pastor Mayowa Otitolaye are partners in a poultry farm business while the identity of the third abductee is still unknown.
The gun-wielding men according to source shot sporadically to scare away passer-by as they kidnapped their victims behind the Christ Apostolic Church, Egbeda in Kabba town.
An indigene of the community who wished to remain anonymous pointed out the need to engage the services of an indigenous security squad to help in securing the community but also noted that lack of mobilization may hinder the plan.
He said that other neighbouring communities in Okun land have already taken to this precautionary measure to forestall such insecurities of lives and property, stressing that there is tje need to do the same in the entire Kabba land as many men of shady characters have infiltrated the surrounding forest.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Kogi State Police Command , DSP William Aya who confirmed the incident said that the District Police Officer in charge of the area informed the command around 9 pm on Wednesday.
He said that officers and men of the command have teamed up with the local vigilantes and other security agencies to hunt the kidnappers.