Four persons, including a traditional head in Ikare Akoko, High Chief Mukaila Bello have been abducted by gunmen on Thursday evening while traveling from Akure, the state capital, to Ikare-Akoko.
The incident was said to have happened at Ago Yeye axis, along the Owo/Ikare Road.
The driver of the car conveying them was said to have been hit on the head by a bullet from the attackers and he is now receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Owo.
The spokesperson of Ondo State Police Command SP Funmilayo Odunlami confirmed the incident.
She disclosed that the vehicle, a Toyota Corolla car with registration number KAK 818 AE has been recovered while the driver is receiving treatment at a nearby hospital.
Odunlami added that a team of policemen has been dispatched to the area and have been combing the nearby bush in order to apprehend the kidnappers and rescue the victims.