The Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi, has confirmed that, four gunmen have been said to abducted Mrs. Elizabeth, mother
of the National chairman of Labour Party, Mike Omotosho, on Sunday 5th of November 2017.
Dr Mike who confirmed the kidnap of the 71-year-old woman to journalists on Monday, said she was abducted at her No 23, Lobalade Street, Tanke, Ilorin, Kwara State, residence between 7pm and 8pm on Sunday.
Mike said the Police headquarters in Abuja and Kwara State had been contacted on the abduction. He appealed to members of the public with useful information that could lead to the rescue of his mother to contact the law enforcement agencies.
Mike’s sister, Titilayo, told journalists she was not at home when the gunmen abducted her mother. She however said that the family’s security man informed her of what transpired after he was released by the gunmen.
Titilayo said, “The security man who was later released after the abduction alleged that four armed men entered the house and told my mother to put on her dress and follow them and that if she shouted they would shoot her. The security man said they asked of me but I was at Zoe meeting as of that time. I got home, searched and searched and could not find my mum.”
The Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the abduction of the woman. He said the state police command had launched investigation into the matter.