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Police launch search for Yagba West Council Boss, as gunmen kill Kogi Commissioner

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The Kogi State Police Command has commenced seek for the whereabouts of the Chairman, Yagba West Native Authorities Space of the state, Mr Pius Kolawole, who was in the identical automobile with the late Pension Board Commissioner, Mr. Solomon Akeweje.

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DAILY POST gathered that Late Solomon Akeweje was shot lifeless on Saturday night by unknown gunmen in his automobile at Eruku, some few kilometers to Egbe whereas getting back from Ilorin, Kwara State.

The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), DSP William Ovye Aya, who confirmed the incident throughout an interview with DAILY POST in Lokoja on Sunday, mentioned Kolawole was coming from Ilorin, capital of Kwara state to Egbe in Kogi state with Akeweje in the identical automobile after they have been attacked by gunmen at Eruku, the boundary between the 2 states.

The Police picture maker mentioned that Akeweje was hit by gunmen’s bullet and died within the course of.

He added that his stays had been deposited at ECWA hospital, Egbe, whereas the whereabouts of Kolawole remaimed unknown.

“The Commissioner Police of Police within the state,Mr Ede Ayuba, has deployed personnel to the realm to seek for and rescue the chairman from his abductors. The command is just not resting on its oars to safe his launch,” Aya assured.

The event has thrown the realm into mourning with the folks describing it as ”Black Saturday.”

Police launch seek for Yagba West Council Boss, as gunmen kill Kogi Commissioner

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