The scholars of the Federal College of Agriculture, Abeokuta, on Monday, took to the streets to protest the kidnap of their colleague, Olayinka Toyinbo, in Odeda, Ogun State.
The Information Company of Nigeria reviews that the placard-carrying college students took their protest to the Ogun State secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Abeokuta.
The inscriptions on the placards included, “Free our scholar now”; “I’m a scholar not a prey for kidnappers”, amongst others.
Talking to newsmen, Michael Oloyede, President of FUNAAB College students’ Union, appealed to each the federal and state authorities to make sure speedy rescue of the kidnapped scholar.
Oloyede referred to as on the federal government to do extra in securing the lives and property of residents by offering crucial services that will make their job of safety brokers simpler.
“We’re interesting to the federal government and safety companies to make sure the coed is launched inside 72 hours, or we’ll shut down the state with one other protest.
“The federal and state authorities ought to present extra services and gear for safety companies,” he stated.
Additionally talking, the State Chairman, Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian College students, Damilola Simeon, urged the federal government to offer safety companies with drones and different gear to assist their job.
Simeon appealed to related authorities to place all machineries in place to make sure the speedy rescue of their colleague.
NAN reviews that Toyinbo, a 400-level scholar of Aquaculture and Fisheries Administration of FUNAAB, was kidnapped on Saturday by suspected gunmen in Odeda, Ogun State.
The coed was reportedly kidnapped in a non-public farm in Abule Itoko, Odeda Native Authorities Space, about 25 minutes’ drive from the establishment, round 8 am on Saturday.
A pal of the kidnapped scholar, who claimed to have witnessed the scene, stated Toyinbo, was kidnapped by the gunmen on the non-public farm, the place he had been residing and dealing as a practising livestock farmer, for the previous three years.
Different sources, nevertheless, stated that two different individuals, additionally reportedly kidnapped alongside the coed, have been the proprietor of the farm and a 17-year-old Togolese woman.
Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident, saying the Command has been briefed concerning the abductions and that the police have been working tirelessly to make sure the protected rescue of the victims.