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One killed as gunmen abduct ex-US Soldier, one other in Ekiti

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One person was killed yesterday in Ilupeju-Ijan Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government area of Ekiti State, as a retired United States of America army officer, Major Jide Ijadare and one other were kidnapped in the town.
Ijadare, a native of Ijan Ekiti was kidnapped at his palm oil-producing factory located along Ijan-Ise Ekiti road.
Confirming the incident, a resident of the community, revealed that the criminal numbering seven invaded the factory and shot a staff in the course of making spirited efforts to kidnap the retired army officer and other victims.
“They came into the factory with guns and started shooting sporadically. They shot one of the staff of the factory and killed him.
“They then dragged Major Ijadare and the other staff into the car and zoomed off”.
The source stated that the abductors escaped through Ise Ekiti road.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr. Sunday Abutu, confirmed that one person was killed during the abduction.
“We can confirm to you that a retired US soldier was kidnapped around 2:00pm today (Tuesday) and one other.
“One person was also killed during the attack at a factory in Ijan Ekiti where the two persons were kidnapped.
“The police commissioner has drafted policemen to the place and we are combing the bushes where they escaped into.
“The police are working with local hunters to ensure that these kidnappers are arrested and prosecuted”.

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