Gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers, have abducted Rachel Hassan, the mother of the former Deputy Speaker and current member of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Remmy Hassan.
She was said to have been picked up at about 8pm on Wednesday in her house at Omu-Ijebu in Odogbolu Local Government Area of the state.
According to her son, the kidnappers stormed her residence at about 8.10 pm and whisked her away.
The lawmaker, representing Odogbolu State Constituency, said the incident happened shortly after he spoke with the mother on the telephone.
“It’s correct, she was kidnapped not quite long and the police have been notified. Let’s leave it to the police,” Hassan told Premium Times.
Qed.ng reports that Hassan, a member of the opposition Labour Party defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).