February 22, 2024

Gunmen kidnap Police Officer in Kwara

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Gunmen kidnap Police Officer in Kwara

Babajide Williams

Gunmen have kidnapped a police officer attached to the command.

The Kwara State Police Command confirmed the abduction of an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Abdulmumini Yusuf, on Thursday.

Abdulmumini, who was serving at the Area Command in Ilorin, was reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Tuesday night.

The spokesman of the state police command, Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed the abduction of the ASP to DAILY POST in Ilorin on Thursday.

Okasanmi said the command was working tirelessly to rescue the abducted police officer, describing the incident as serious.

He said the motive for the abduction of the officer was yet unknown, even as he reiterated the readiness of the command to protect the lives and property of the citizenry.

Secretary of the Kwara State Community Policing Advisory Committee, Shola Muse, described the incident as worrisome and frightening.

Muse implored security agencies in the state to improve on prevention and control of crime for the safety of the citizenry.

Reports said the officer was about to enter his house at Ogidi area of the Ilorin metropolis when he was abducted on Tuesday night.

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