Gunmen abduct Access Bank manager

The Lagos State Police Command is working to find Odunsanya and rescue him from the kidnappers.

The whereabouts of the Regional General Manager of Access bank, Yemi Odunsanya, remains unknown, after gunmen kidnapped him on his way to church on Sunday.

It was gathered that gunmen riding in a yet to be ascertained vehicle, double crossed Odunsanya’s car at about 11.00am around Badore area in Ajah and whisked him away to an unknown destination.

Following the abduction, the police deployed a team to the area, where they discovered Odunsanya’s  Jeep abandoned few metres from the scene of the abduction.

The police spokesperson, Jayieoba Joseph, confirmed the incident, adding that the entire Police Command had been put on red alert to find the victim.

“As for now we can say this is a case of abduction and the entire Lagos State Police Command has been put on alert in order to rescue the victim,” he said.

“As I am talking to you now, a combined team of policemen, from the Lion building, detectives from the RRS and other plain clothes policemen have been deployed to Ajah and environs to mount surveillance and comb the area until the victim is rescued. The Lagos State Police Command is not leaving any stone unturned in checking crime and criminality in the state.”



  1. Has kidnapping entered lagos after its introduction in the south-south and later transfered to the south-east.Something serious must be done by the police to arrest this ugly situation placating the south-west now before it turns to other states and if the culprits is arrested they should be executed openly for it to serve as deterrent to other people thinking to take kidnapping as a profession.


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