Gunmen have abducted four oyo farmers, including a female.
The abduction reportedly took place at Oke Ogun geo-political zone in Oyo State.
The farmers were abducted around Ipapo/Iseyin communities.
Sources said that about four of the farmers, among whom is a female, were abducted on Saturday.
The State government has confirmed the abduction.
The government said that it has deployed a security team to the area and appealed to the people of the area to be calm.
Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Hon. Adeniyi Adebisi, who spoke on behalf of the government, said a security team comprising the police and the military had been dispatched to support the existing security architecture in the area.
He added that the military team is expected to join the operation, so as to rescue the victims.
He said, “The military team is expected to join the operation that is planned to not only rescue the victims but also ensure that appropriate actions are taken against the perpetrators.
“It is in pursuant of this that all security agencies in the State, including the Nigerian Army have been mobilised to the area and are in hot pursuit of the criminals”.