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Regional News of Monday, 11 January 2021


Ekiti: Popular petrol dealer abducted

Some unknown gunmen have abducted a popular petrol dealer in Ekiti State within the premises of his filling station along Ado-Ijan Ekiti road, Channels TV reports.

Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu who confirmed the incident through a statement said that Alhaji Suleiman Akinbami was taken on Sunday night by a gang of four who quietly approached him, ordered him into his Toyota Jeep, and whisked him away to an unknown destination.

Abutu says the command has deployed a special team of policemen to be assisted by the Amotekun Corps and other local security outfits, to comb the bush for possible tracking of the suspects and the release of the abductee, according to Channels TV.

The police spokesman assured that the security operatives will continue to do all in their power to keep citizens safe even miscreants continue to threaten the peace of Ekiti State.

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