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BREAKING…… Ex-Kwara Permanent Secretary kidnapped

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A retired Permanent Secretary in Kwara State, Dr Zubair Erubu, is currently in kidnappers’ den.

A member of his family, who craved anonymity, confirmed the incident, ROYAL NEWS reports.

Erubu was abducted around 10pm on Thursday at Ago-Oja, Asa Local Government Area of the state.

The retired top civil servant, who is also the Magaji Erubu of Ilorin, was said to be returning from Ilorin metropolis to retire at his Ago-Oja residence when the kidnappers struck and seized him at gunpoint.

Eburu was said to be in Ilorin earlier on the fateful day to attend to a patient, who was undergoing treatment in his medical facility located in Ilorin.

As of the time of filing this report, the family of the retired permanent secretary was yet to be contacted.

The state Police Command confirmed the abduction in a terse statement issued in Ilorin on Friday.

Spokesman of the command, Ajayi Okasanmi, a Superintendent of Police, said the Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo, had directed a rescue operation to ensure timely release of the victim from the kidnappers’ den.

“The kidnap incident is confirmed. The commissioner of police, CP Tuesday Assayomo has ordered a discreet investigation, rescue and arrest of the kidnappers immediately he got the information”, Okasanmi said.

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