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Insecurity: Bandits abduct APC leader in Ekiti

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Suspected bandits have abducted a leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Ekiti State.

The chieftain, Ebenezer Busuyi is a Supervisor for Agriculture in Ekiti West local government area.

He was whisked away on Thursday evening along the Ilawe-Erinjiyan Ekiti road.

Sources said his vehicle was abandoned beside the road while he was whisked into the forests.

Ekiti Police spokesman, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the incident.

“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.

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