A suspected kidnapper, Muhammed Hammed has mentioned that he was recruited right into a kidnapping gang at a beer parlour by some Fulani in Ibadan, Oyo State.
He disclosed this whereas responding to questions from journalists on the Osun state police command headquarters in Osogbo.
Hammed, who was arrested after kidnapping two individuals at Wasinmi, spoke in Hausa language, saying it was his first job after he was enlisted into the gang.
He mentioned, “I met some Fulani guys at a beer-drinking joint in Ibadan. They advised me there’s a enterprise they run alongside the Ibadan-Ife Expressway and I used to be requested to hitch.
“We blocked the expressway, stopped a automotive and kidnapped two of the passengers into the forest. I used to be caught as a result of I didn’t know the bush path very properly and I acquired misplaced.
“The Fulani guys embody one Alhaji, Buba, Siraju, Sodiq, and Seidu. I can’t recall different names now.
“I’ve by no means been a member of Boko Haram, I’m from a village in Tambuwal native authorities space of Sokoto state and I used to be wandering round Ibadan earlier than I met the Fulani guys that recruited me.
“It was destined that I might be caught as a result of it was my first operation with them, although from what they advised me, it was their regular job.
“I do know I had been caught by the legislation, I don’t know what awaits me, however I want the federal government can forgive me and provides me one other likelihood. I’ve by no means killed anybody earlier than, that is my first act towards the legislation.
“Sincerely, I don’t know the place the six others are since I misplaced my manner within the bush and I don’t know the place they reside as a result of I met them at a ingesting joint,” the suspect narrated.
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