Kogi Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon Killed By Gunmen, Local Council Chairman Kidnapped

As confirmed from the police authorities, gunmen have abducted the Pension Board Commissioner in Kogi State, Adebayo Solomon.

Reports suggests that the Kogi Commissioner was murdered on Saturday while Pius Kolawole, the Chairman of Yagba East Local Government and others were also abducted.

It was gathered that gunmen shot Adebayo while he was travelling from Ilorin to Kabba in his vehicle at Eruku village a few kilometeres to Egbe.

Channels TV reported that the corpses of the Kogi Commissioner has been conveyed to ECWA Hospital, Egbe but then Kolawole hasn’t been located yet.

Confirming the incident, Ayuba Ede, the Commissioner of Police in the state, said investigation had commenced into the incident.

In a similar incident, Clifford Ordia, the Senator representing Edo Central in the National Assembly, was attacked twice on Okene-Lokoja and Lokoja-Abaji roads by bandits in Kogi State on his way to Abuja just a few days ago.

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Meanwhile, Imo Governor Hope Uzodinma has made some shocking revelations about some attacks which happened in the state.

He noted that security agencies have fingered people behind the recent chaos in the state and their identities will be published very soon.

On Sunday, May 2, the Governor made this known while speaking to the congregation at the end of the Church Service at Government House Chapel, Owerri. He said;

“I will never and not going to negotiate with criminals. Those out to bring the state down must be prepared to be brought down as well.

The mayhem in Imo State was carried out by hoodlums, bandits and a small percentage of IPOB members and aggrieved politicians who decided to sponsor violence to derail the Government of the day.”

Source: Ghgossip.com

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