This is a bad news for Osun State government as three officials of the state were on Friday kidnapped by gunmen along the Obajana – Lokoja Road in Kogi.
According to eye witness, the victims were said to have been taken into a nearby bush by their abductors, while the official vehicle in which they were traveling was abandoned on the road side.
The victims were said to be on their way from Abuja, where they had gone to represent the state.
The identify of the officials were yet to be ascertained as of press time.
Yakubu Usman, the Commissioner of Police in Kogi, said that he was in Abuja to attend a conference, adding that he had not been briefed on the incident.