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Gunmen Kidnap Kogi Commissioner

Posted: Jun 1, 2015 at 10:30 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

THE Kogi State Commissioner for Land and Housing, Steven Maiyaki, has been kidnapped by yet-to-be identified gunmen.

According to reports, he was kidnapped on his way to his farm in Osara, Adavi Local Council of the State ?in the early hours of Sunday May 31, 2015.

This is coming barely one week after a High Court Judge, Justice Samuel Obayomi of Ebogogo High Court in Adavi Local Council, was abducted after his orderly, Corporal Usman Musa, was shot dead on the spot.

The judge’s kidnappers have demanded N150 million as ransom and he is yet to be left off the hook of his captors.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Collins Adebayo, when contacted, confirmed the incident, but said he was yet to be fully briefed on the details.

The state has been notorious for kidnapping of government officials as well foreigners in recent times.