A 70-year-old commercial driver, Mr Julius Ogunsemi and two others have reportedly been abducted by suspected kidnappers in Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State.
The abductees were said to have been kidnapped by gunmen on Wednesday night while driving along Ikere-Igbara Odo Ekiti around 11am.
Ogunsemi, who was driving a 10-passenger mini bus, had eight passengers when he was said to have been stopped by the assailants.
A family source Friday who identified himself as Toyin said those was were in the bus confirmed that eight passengers were and five men emerged from the bush and stopped them.
According to him, the abductors contacted the families of their victims on Thursday and requested for a N5million ransom.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr. Caleb Ikechukwu, said he was yet to be briefed.