The south-west security network, code-named Amotekun, Ondo state chapter have rescued nine of the 12 travellers kidnapped in the state.
The victims were abducted by gunmen at Idoani-Ifira axis of Ondo state on Wednesday.
While addressing Newsmen on Thursday, Ondo commander of Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye said the rescue of the nine travellers was carried out after Amotekun operatives responded to a distress call
He disclosed that the operatives are still working towards rescuing three other victims.
He said: “Our men responded to the gunshots and a distress call. They got there on time and were able to rescue nine of them,”
“They took them to our office in Isua and released them after giving them necessary attention.
“The vehicle and its driver have also been released to the police. We are now on the trail of the kidnappers to rescue the remaining three victims.”