Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, stated his administration changed into thinking about demise penalty for kidnappers within the state.
Abiodun, who revealed this while Remo League of Imams paid him an Eid-el-Kabir go to in his Iperu residence, described kidnapping as an monetary crime that should be stopped with the aid of all method.
He disclosed that the judiciary in Ogun state turned into running closer to enacting a invoice to that impact, while he made case for community policing.
Abiodun said most of the kidnappers have been foreigners who disguised as herdsmen, including that it might now not augur well if criminals have been allowed to perform unchecked and hurt the nation that is appeared as the economic hub of the country.
“We do not want criminals to cause any issues for us. The state hosts a lot of companies and Industries. It will now not augur properly to pay attention that criminality is customary in our nation.
“i’ve requested that folks that were caught within the recent kidnappings in the state be brought to me. I’m able to warn them because government will now not spare everybody caught in kidnapping henceforth,” he said.
Meanwhile, some suspected kidnappers had kidnapped one Abdulasis Sanni, the son of the leader Imam of Ode Omi, a border community among Lagos and Ogun waterside.
Sanni, it became learnt, simply returned from Saudi Arabia in which he studied Arabic.
Daily post learnt that the assailants shot at different sons of the Imam, as they stole a speedboat with which they escaped with their sufferers.
The gunmen had been pronounced to have also abducted two brothers, Jelili and Bamidele Adams.
Gov. Abiodun has considering that condemned the act, assuring that the three kidnapping sufferers could be rescued via the police.