KOGI: Gunmen strike, abduct businessman from home

Gunmen on Sunday abducted the chairman of Kogi State Miners Association, Yunusa Oruma, from his residence in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The victim’s brother, Prince Oruma, told our correspondent on Wednesday that his brother was relaxing in his house when gunmen, numbering eight, invaded the place at about 8pm on Sunday and began shooting.

He said that in the process, they seized his brother and drove away with him, adding that no information has been heard since he was abducted.
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He said that the incident has been reported to the police and other security agencies in Ankpa, and appealing for their concerted efforts to secure the brother’s release.

When contacted, the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. William Aya, confirmed the incident, adding that efforts were ongoing to rescue the victim.



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