Kogi first class monarch kidnapped at mosque by gunmen

By Simdi Gloria:-

Alhaji Shaibu Usman, who is the Acting Eje of Ankpa, Ankpa Local Government Area, Kogi State, was on Friday kidnapped by gunmen.

He was kidnapped while entering the mosque at 5.30 am

The Kogi State Police Command said it would not rest until the monarch’s release is secured, adding that his abductors were yet to contact his family.

Meanwhile, all entry and exit points into the state have been cordoned with a view to rescuing the traditional ruler, according to the commissioner of police.

The Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, said efforts were on to secure the release of the traditional ruler.

“The state government is working with security agencies to ensure his release. The Kogi State Government has also set machinery in motion to ensure an even more stringent security network during this yuletide.

“The people of Ankpa should remain calm as the government is on top of the situation. We remain committed to the security of lives and property,” he stated.

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