Kogi Commissioner For Lands, Housing Kidnapped

Stephen Maiyaki, the Kogi State Commissioner for Lands and Housing, has been kidnapped. Mr. Maiyaki was kidnapped by about six people at about 8.30 a.m. on Sunday in his farm at Osara in Adavi Local Government Area.

The police spokesperson in the state, Shola Adebayo, confirmed the story, but said details will be provided later. Mr. Maiyaki was appointed commissioner in May 2012.

Justice Christopher Olorunyomi of the state High Court was similarly kidnapped in the same area on May 27 and his whereabouts are still unknown. His abductors are demanding N150 million before he could be released.

Credit: NAN