The Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ekiti State, MUSLIM OMOLEKE has been abducted by unknown gunmen.
The commission’s Public Relation Officer in the state, TAIWO GBADEGESIN, confirmed the incident and added that the case has been reported to the relevant security agencies.
According to GBADEGESIN, the victim was kidnapped at Iwaraja, a town near Ilesa in Osun State, at about 4pm on Thursday.
A source at INEC disclosed that the abductors later released OMOLEKE’s son and the driver who were said to have been kidnapped alongside OMOLEKE.
GBADEGESIN said the abductors are yet to make contact with the family and commission, adding that OMOLEKE’s driver informed the commission that the kidnappers wore Police uniform.