The Lagos Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of former Chief of Logistics, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Vice Marshal Sikiru Smith (rtd.) who was reportedly kidnapped on Monday evening by armed gunmen at a site around Blenco Supermarket in Ajah, according to an SOS by his driver Corporal Adiji.
The kidnappers opened fire to scare people away, struggled with him before whisking him away on a boat.
Confirming AVM Smith’s kidnap, Lagos police spokesman, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said: “We are aware of the incident. Concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue him unhurt, and arrest the perpetrators.”