Friday, December 18, 2020

Gunmen kidnap first-class traditional ruler in Kogi state

A first-class traditional ruler in Kogi State, Alhaji Shaibu Usman has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Ankpa.

Usman, who is the current acting Eje of Ankpa and Director of Local Government was kidnapped on Friday morning at about 5:30 am while entering a mosque in Ankpa.

His abductors are yet to make any contact with the family.

Meanwhile, the Kogi State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of the traditional ruler.

Speaking to journalists on Friday, the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Ayuba Edeh said the command is not resting on its oars until the abductors of the Acting Eje of Ankpa are fished out.