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Gunmen Kidnap APDA Leaders in Kogi


By Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja

Suspected kidnapper have abducted no fewer than three local government leaders of Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA) in Kogi state.

The victims  are principal officers in their respective local governments; Ademu Kadir from Idah, Alilu Omo and Ocholi from Igalamela-Odolu.

While confirming the abduction, the Kogi State Chairman of APDA, Hon. Abdulmumini Ibrahim, said the officers were on their way to Idah after attending the inaugural meeting of the state working committee of the party in Lokoja yesterday.

He explained that the bus conveying the party leaders was waylaid by armed bandits along Idah road, passengers were robbed while the trio were taken to unknown destination by the kidnappers.

Abdulmumini said he has called the Commissioner for Police, Kogi State Command, CP Ali Janga, to report the incident. He said he was assured that the Police Command will do her best to secure their release.

When contacted, the Police Public Relation Officer,  Mr.William Aya stated that the State Command had not being briefed about the incident.


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