KOGI State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Ayuba Ede, has revealed how the Acting Eje Of Ankpa, Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State, Alhaji Shaibu Usman was kidnapped.
The traditional ruler was kidnapped on Friday at about 5.30am while entering the mosque.
Ede stated that the kidnappers laid ambush at the mosque, and zoomed off with the traditional ruler to yet to be ascertained destination.
He assured that the Police have cordoned all entry and exit points into the state, with the view to rescuing the traditional ruler.
Commissioner for Information and Communication in the state, Kingsley Fanwo, said, “The state government is working with security agencies to ensure his release. The Kogi State government has also put machinery in motion to ensure even more stringent security network during this yuletide.
“The people of Ankpa should remain calm as government is on top of the situation. We remain committed to security of lives and property.”