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JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap Lawyer, passengers in Ekiti

Unknown gunmen abducted a practicing lawyer and unidentified passengers along the Ijesa-Isu axis in the Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

It was reported that a lawyer identified as Barrister Sule Adedayo Longe was abducted on Tuesday evening on his vehicle while travelling to Ado Ekiti from Omuo Oke Ekiti.

The gunmen also kidnapped unspecified passengers from a commercial vehicle on the same spot on Tuesday evening.

Gunmen in military uniform

Longer, was a former House of Assembly member in Ekiti during the first term of Governor Ayodele Fayose and represented Ekiti East Constituency ll.

Longe was travelling from Omuo Oke Ekiti to Ado Ekiti, the state capital in preparation for a case at the court on Wednesday when he was stopped and pulled out of his vehicle to an unknown destination.

His vehicle which was left on the road had been towed by family members but all his lines have been switched off.

More details later…


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