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Pregnant woman en route to hospital for delivery abducted

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Pregnant woman en route to hospital for delivery abducted

In a distressing incident in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, a pregnant woman identified as Mrs. Ogunbunmi was abducted while she was on her way to the state general hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta.

The woman, who was due to give birth, had left her home in Oke Lantoro when she was kidnapped along her route to the hospital.

Her husband, Ogunbunmi Lateef, was informed of the abduction through a WhatsApp message.

The Police Spokesman, Omolola Odutola, has confirmed the incident but did not provide further details.

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In a brief statement on Thursday, she said, “Ogunbunmi Lateef of Oke Lantoro reported that his pregnant wife, who was due for delivery, left home for State Hospital Ijaiye Abeokuta.

“He received a WhatsApp message confirming the abduction of his wife by unknown armed men.”

Ogun State is among the states grappling with a surge in criminal activities in the South West region.

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