The information available to AllNews reveals that a Catholic priest, Reverend Father Joseph Ajayi, has been abducted along the Akure-Ikere Road in Ondo State.
According to a family source who confirmed the incident, the incident occurred on Monday, December 6, 2021, while the clergyman was travelling in his Toyota Corolla sedan car.
Ajayi was said to be returning from Ikere – a city in neighbouring Ekiti State and travelling to Ilara-Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.
He was on his way to Ilara-Mokin, located very close to Akure, the Ondo State capital where his parish is situated before he was attacked and taken away by yet-to-be-identified persons to an undisclosed location.
The 49-year-old reverend father was said to be travelling alone. However, the police authorities in the state have yet to confirm the incident.
According to the source, the assailants are yet to contact any member of the victim’s family and the vehicle is yet to be recovered.