Kogi State Police Command has launched a search party to look for the missing Chairman of Yagba West Local Government Area of the state, Mr Pius Kolawole, who was in the same vehicle with the late Pension Board Commissioner, Mr. Solomon Akeweje.
According to reports, CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the Akeweje was shot dead by unknown gunmen while returning from Ilorin, Kwara State.
Confirming the incident to Journalist in an interview on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer of Kogi state,
DSP William Ovye Aya, said that the missing Kolawole was coming from Ilorin, to Egbe in Kogi state with Akeweje in the same car when they were attacked by gunmen at Eruku, the boundary between Kwara and Kogi state.
He added, “The Commissioner Police 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.”
Meanwhile, the remains of the late Akeweje has been deposited at ECWA Hospital, Egbe, in Kogi State.