Two foreigners have been reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen at a pharmaceutical firm near Toll Gate on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Newsmen gathered that the foreigners were to be driven out of the company’s premises when the kidnappers, who were trailing them, opened fire on their vehicle’s tyres which forced the vehicles to a halt.
They were reportedly robbed of their cash and other possessions before they were whisked away by their abductors.
Confirming the incident, the state police command said they were on the trail of two foreigners who were kidnapped by suspected hoodlums in Ibadan.
The two foreigners (names not yet known) were said to have been kidnapped around 4pm on Wednesday evening at a pharmaceutical firm, near the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Toll Gate.
The men were said to have been abducted while driving out of the premises of the pharmaceutical firm on the fateful day.
The kidnappers reportedly opened fire on their vehicle which ground to a halt when the tyres went flat.
It was gathered that the two foreigners were robbed of their cash and other personal effects before they were whisked away to an unknown destination by their abductors.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident, saying the Police were on the trail of the criminals.