Unknown Gunmen, on Wednesday, abducted a former Minister of state for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo and her security aide along Igbogila road in Yewa North local government area of Ogun state while she was returning from her farm.
Anisulowo served as Senator representing Ogun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly between 2003 and 2007.
It was learnt that the former minister celebrated her 70th birthday, some weeks back in Ilaro, the headquarters of Yewaland.
Senator Iyabo Anisulowo CREDIT: The Nation
It was also learnt that she was nursing ambition of governorship in 2019.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirming the incident, said the Command got a report of her kidnap, adding that she will be rescued unharmed.
He said, “Yes. We have the report that the senator was kidnapped this evening by some armed men.
“The State commissioner of police, CP Abdulmajid Ali, has dispatched teams to the area, Ilaro, for the rescue operation. We want to assure the Public particularly her relations and those concerned that we will rescue her unhurt soon and the perpetrators will be apprehended.
“We have embarked on scientific investigation on the kidnap case. And we are optimistic that the Senator will be rescued very soon.”