Gunmen reportedly abducted three persons at a farming village in Iwo Town, Iwo Local Government Area of Osun state.
According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the victims were abducted on their farm in Ologun Area of Iwo, in the night.
The identities of the victims were given as Hamzat Ibrahim, Deere Ibrahim and another man, whose name is yet to be known.
SP Yemisi Opalola, Police Public Relations Officer in Osun, who confirmed this to newsmen, added that efforts were on to rescue them.
Opalola said one Hamidat Ibraheem reported the case to the Police Division in Iwo.
She said police officers, hunters and other local security agencies were combing the forest to rescue the victims.