Unknown gunmen have kidnapped Kwara businessman and farmer, Alhaji Alaga Olayemi from his farm in Oke Onigbin in Osun local government area of Kwara State.

The Kwara State Police Command who confirmed the kidnap on Friday said the businessman was kidnapped on Wednesday.

The Public Relations Officer of the Kwara Police Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Friday that the businessman was kidnapped by seven unknown gunmen, indicating that intensive effort to rescue him has been activated by the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Lawal Bagega.

Report says the businessman was abducted along with some of his aides.

However, two of his aides escaped after some confrontation with the kidnappers. They managed to escape with some matchete cut injuries while their boss was whisked away to an unknown destination.

The Police said they do not know if the abductors have made any demands from Olayemi’s family. (NAN)