The Acting Ejeh Of Ankpa in Kogi State, Alh Shaibu Usman was this morning at about 5:30am kidnapped while entering the Mosque to observe the morning prayers.
Alh Usman’s abductors are yet to make any contact with the family, but the Commissioner of Police, Edeh said the Police have cordoned all entries and exit points into the State, with the view to rescuing the Traditional Ruler.
According to the CP, the kidnappers had laid ambush at the mosque, and zommed off immidiately with the Traditional Ruler to yet to be ascertained destination.
Speaking on the incident, the Kogi State Commissioner for Information, Kingsley Fanwo, said efforts are ongoing to ensure that the traditional ruler is safely released.
According to him, ” 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.