Commissioner for Pensions in Kogi State, Adebayo Solomon, has been shot dead by unknown gunmem.
The commissioner was in company of Mr. Pius Kolawole, Chairman of Yagba West Local Government Area of the State, whose whereabout has remained unknown.
Both men were attacked around Erukutu, a border town between Kwara and Kogi States on Saturday evening.
This was made known by the State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Williams Aya, who said the deceased pension commissioner was hit by the assailant’s bullet, while driving.
He said that the body of the deceased has been deposited in a morgue.
According to the Police image maker, “The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ede Ayuba, has deployed personnel to the area to search for and rescue the chairman from his abductors. The command is not resting on its oars to secure his release.”