Suspected kidnappers abduct pastor, 4 others

A pastor and four other individuals have been kidnapped in Ekiti days after the INEC secretary was kidnapped.

Kidnap

Local sources told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado Ekiti that the victims included one Pastor Ojo, his driver, Jimoh and three others.

They were said to be travelling in two vehicles on Ise Ekiti road in Ise/Orun Local Government Area of the state when they were abducted.

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Alberto Adeyemi, confirmed the incident.

He said that two of the victims had been released, and the police were on the trail of the hoodlums to rescue the remaining three persons.

Adeyemi urged residents to help the police with useful information to track down criminals in the state.

NAN reports that kidnappers on Friday night released the state Administrative Secretary of INEC, Dr Muslim Omoleke, who was abducted in Iwaraja, Osun State.(NAN)

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Rampaging youths burn houses, injure pastor over 'blasphemy' in Bauchi

Rampaging youths burn houses, injure pastor over 'blasphemy' in Bauchi

Buhari appoints new Statistician-General for NBS

Buhari appoints new Statistician-General for NBS

Party primaries: APC delegates vow to vote credible leaders

Party primaries: APC delegates vow to vote credible leaders

NCAA, Police investigate how mangled corpse got to Lagos airport runway

NCAA, Police investigate how mangled corpse got to Lagos airport runway

2023: Amaechi promises to run an all-inclusive government if elected

2023: Amaechi promises to run an all-inclusive government if elected

Nigeria, UAE to further extend bilateral ties

Nigeria, UAE to further extend bilateral ties

PDP says only elected delegates will vote at primaries and convention

PDP says only elected delegates will vote at primaries and convention

Blasphemy: NBA may intervene in Deborah's murder prosecution - President

Blasphemy: NBA may intervene in Deborah's murder prosecution - President

APC wants to impose consensus presidential candidate - Adamu Garba

APC wants to impose consensus presidential candidate - Adamu Garba