Residents of Oba community, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State was on Wednesday, thrown into panic as unknown gunmen stormed the community kidnapping two Chinese nationals working with a fishery and poultry company.
According to report, the gunmen invade the community in their numbers around 3pm, shooting sporadically into the air, causing panic among residents.
As people scampered for safety, the invaders succeeded in picking up their targets and escaped.
It was learnt that the kidnappers accessed the community through the River Ogun, which serves as a natural boundary for the town.
The traditional ruler of the town, Oba Abdul-Ganiyu Sanyaolu, confirmed the incident to news men, saying that two Chinese nationals – a male and a female, were taken away by the bandits.
Meanwhile, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed that the abductors had escaped through the same River Ogun.