Supervisor for Agriculture in Ekiti West Local Government Area, Ebenezer Busuyi, has been abducted by gunmen.
TOS News gathered that the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti was kidnapped on Thursday evening along Ilawe-Erinjiyan, Ekiti road.
Ekiti Police spokesman, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the incident.
He said police operatives in the Rapid Response Squad, Amotekun Corps and local hunters have launched manhunt for the kidnappers.
He narrated the victim was waylaid by gunmen while driving along that route around 6pm.
Abutu assured residents the police won’t allow kidnapers to perceive Ekiti as a safe haven.
“As I speak with you, our men and officers in partnership with the Amotekun Corps and local hunters are already in the bush searching for the victim.
“We won’t fold our arms and allow criminal gangs to hold Ekiti by jugular, we are determined to redouble our efforts to make Ekiti safe from kidnappers.
“But we want our people to be security conscious Let them report strange faces to the nearest police station for prompt action. This is the time for all of us to be watchful,” he said.