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Gunmen kidnap Ekiti popular petrol dealer, Akinbanmi

by Kunle Awosiyan

Gunmen on Sunday night kidnapped a popular petroleum product dealer in Ado Ekiti, Alhaji Suleiman Akinbami.

The incident happened at the victim’s filling station along Ado-Federal Polytechnic Road in Ado Ekiti about 9 pm on Sunday.

The Police Public Relations Officer for Ekiti State Police Command, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident, said, The command has deployed a Special Team of Policemen to be assisted by the Amotekun Corp, the local hunters, and the Vigilantes to comb the bush for possible tracking of the suspects and the release of the victim.

Abutu in a press release on Sunday said, “At about 2105hours on Sunday, one Mrs Mariam Akinbami came to Odo-Ado Divisional Police Headquarters and reported that her husband, Alhaji Suleiman Akinbami was kidnapped at the premise of his Petrol Station along Ado-Federal Poly Road at about 2030hrs on the same date.

According to her, four unknown men quietly approached the husband, ordered him into his Toyota Jeep and whisked him away to an unknown destination.

Upon receipt of the information, the Divisional Police Officer led his team to the scene, but the abductors had already gone.

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