Gunmen Abduct Four Turkish Nationals In Kwara


Armed men have kidnapped four Turkish nationals in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State.

Police authorities in the state confirmed this incident to Channels Television on Sunday.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ajayi Okasanmi, said the foreigners were abducted at a drinking joint in Gbale village on Saturday night.

Those abducted were identified as Seyit Keklik (25), Yasin Colak (33), Ergun Yurdakul (35), and Senerapal (40).


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The victims are said to be construction workers.

According to Okasanmi, the Commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has dispatched teams under Operation Puff Adder in the area to rescue the expatriates.

Egbetokun also asked security operatives to ensure that the kidnappers were arrested and brought to justice.

The Police Public Relations Officer told Channels Television that the rescue effort was already yielding positive results.