Kwara State University Student Kidnapped
200 level student of the Department of Mass Communication at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Dorcas Oluwatimilehin Olanrewaju, has been reportedly abducted by some suspected kidnappers.
It was gathered that Dorcas, who is the daughter of the chairman of Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Kwara State and state correspondent of The Sun newspaper, Mr. Layi Olanrewaju, was abducted on Thursday afternoon on her way to the campus in Malete.
It was also learned that the victim had left her off-campus residence to write an examination and boarded one of the campus shuttle vehicles when she was eventually driven to an unknown destination.
Apparently sensing danger in the circumstances she had found herself, it was learnt that the victim quickly sent a text message to one of her friends to inform that she had been taken away by some unidentified persons suspected to be ritualists.
Speaking on the development, the police public relations officer (PPRO) of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi, said that the command had commenced investigation on the matter, adding that the report had been circulated to police formations within and outside the state towards possible arrest of the suspected hoodlums and safe return of the victim.
While Dorcas’ whereabouts remained unknown, the father had appealed to the kidnappers to release his daughter, while urging the security agencies as well as the general public to assist in her safe release.