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Another Ekiti council director kidnapped

Director of Administration, Gbonyin Local Government area of Ekiti State, Mr. David Jejelowo has reportedly been abducted!

Less than a week after gunmen had killed an accountant with Emure LG and kidnapped two other top officials of the council along Emure-Ise/Ikere-Ekiti Road, the Ekiti council director has been confirmed missing and kidnapped by unknown gunmen

Jejelowo as at the time of the incident was plying the Ado-Ekiti/Ijan-Ekiti Road in his official car alongside his driver.

Though the kidnap victims in Emure regained their freedom last Saturday, the most recent incident has since sprung up panic amongst friends,family and well wishers in the area

Reacting to the issue, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr. Caleb Ikechukwu, revealed that the driver had been released. He said;

“We confirmed the kidnap incident yesterday (Monday). It happened along Ado-Ijan Road and it involved the Director of Administration, Gbonyin Local Government; and his driver.“But the driver has been released. We can confirm that to you. We are monitoring the situation and our men are working round the clock to ensure that the man is rescued from the hideout.”

The spokesman, who said the Police were working assiduously to tame the marauders, called on members of the public to give useful information that would help to track down the criminals.


Rhema Olonade

Rhema Olonade is a graduate of mass communication. She is passionate about news writing and broadcasting. Hobbies are watching movies, and public speaking.Email: [email protected]

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