Some persons suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a school principal, the vice principal, and three other teachers along Auga-Ise road in the Akoko East Local Government Area of Ondo state.
Joshua Adeyemi is the Principal of Auga Community Grammar School who was abducted while lfedayo Yesufu is the Vice Principal.
The three teachers from the same school also abducted are Oloyede Bukola, Adagunodo Funmilayo and Blessing Okeke.
It was learnt that the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon while they were travelling in a Blue Toyota Corolla car belonging to the school principal along the Auga-Ise road in the local government area, Vanguard reports.
The victims were said to have been ambushed and whisked away into a thick forest by the abductors.
One of the victims, Blessing Okeke, was released after the captors discovered that she was pregnant.
Narrating the incident, Blessing said they were waylaid while travelling in the principal’s vehicle from the school back home.
Blessing narrated that they trekked for hours inside a thick forest before she was released after their abductors discovered she was pregnant.
The Divisional Police Officer for Ikare division, Oladutoye Akinwan, said detectives had been deployed to comb the forest in a bid to secure the release of the victims.
Akinwa added that the vehicle in which the victims were travelling before their abduction had been recovered from the spot where it was abandoned by the kidnappers.