Gunmen Kidnap AAUA lecturer, demand ransom

Gunmen Kidnap AAUA lecturer, demand ransom


Unknown gunmen have abducted Mr Mayowa David Adinlewa, a lecturer in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko AAUA, Ondo state.

Adinlewa was reportedly kidnapped at the weekend along bad Akure-Ikere Ekiti road on his way to visit his family at Ikere in Ekiti state.



In a telephone conversation obtained by newsmen,the kidnappers contacted his wife on Sunday but didn’t demand for a ransom.

In the audio, Adinlewa was heard telling the wife that they are in the bush and that they had trekked for hours without eating and drinking.

The lecturer added that his legs are already burnt due to the heat from the long walk and that his phone would soon be taken from him.

In the audio, as the wife was asking for their location, a man interrupted her in pidgin, saying “you dey hear me so” before the call ended.

The elder brother of the victim, Toyin confirmed that his brother was kidnapped and that N10million has been demanded as ransom.

The head of information and protocol unit of Adinlewa’s University – AAUA, Mr Victor Akinpelumi said the incident is still sketchy and promised to get back to our correspondent.

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