Four Turkish nationals have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State, Concise News reports.
According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, the foreigners were abducted at a drinking joint in Gbale village on Saturday night.
Okasanmi, while confirming the incident to reporters on Sunday, said those abducted were identified as Seyit Keklik (25), Yasin Colak (33), Ergun Yurdakul (35), and Senerapal (40).
The victims are said to be construction workers.
According to Okasanmi, the Commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has dispatched teams under Operation Puff Adder in the area to rescue the expatriates.
Egbetokun also asked security operatives to ensure that the kidnappers were arrested and brought to justice.
The Police Public Relations Officer said that the rescue effort was already yielding positive results.