Chief Imam of Atiba community in Ijebu-Ode, who was reportedly kidnapped has been found dead.
Gatekeepers News reports that a prominent Islamic cleric and Chief Imam of Atiba community in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, South West Nigeria, Sheikh Mushafau Bakare, who was reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen, has been found dead.
Relatives and close associates of the cleric had earlier raised an alarm that Bakare was abducted on Wednesday night.
During the period he was missing, his mobile lines kept on ringing for hours while search operations were ongoing.
However, his lifeless body was found inside his newly acquired Toyota Highlander in the early hours of Thursday around the Ikangba area in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State.
It was learnt that his lifeless body was reportedly discovered by police officers attached to Obalende Divisional Police Office, Ijebu Ode.