- Dr Zubair Folorunsho Erubu, has been abducted by suspected kidnappers in Ilorin, capital of Kwara state
- The district head was reportedly on his way to his farm between Ilorin and Afon in Asa local government area of the state
- Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, Tuesday Assayomo, has ordered discreet investigation of the incident
In another big blow to Nigeria's security architecture, the Mogaji Erubu in Ilorin Emirate of Kwara state, Dr Zubair Folorunsho Erubu, has been kidnapped.
He was said to have been abducted on his way to his farm between Ilorin and Afon in Asa local government area of the state, on Thursday, December 9, Tribune Newspaper reports.
Erubu is a retired permanent secretary in the state civil service and former Chief Medical Officer at the state Government House clinic.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, Tuesday Assayomo, has reportedly ordered discreet investigation of the incident, the rescue of the victim and the arrest of the suspected kidnappers.
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Sultan of Sokoto Says People Are Being Killed Daily
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar decried the rate at which terrorists now kill people daily especially in the northern part of the country with the Northwest taking the most hit of this incidences.
According to him, most of these killings are usually not reported and innocent Nigerians die like chickens. The Sultan called on Christians not to pay any attention to the recent threat issued out by some unknown persons who had warned that anyone seen attending churches in Zamfara would be killed.
He says not a day goes by without someone being killed but says he as a person will no be deterred by these threats of being killed not to go to the mosque.
He noted that Nigeria has quite a number of challenges facing it but nad that if leaders don’t come together to understand what the challenges really are, it just might escalate.
Northern Youths Begin Massive Protest Over Killings In The North
Meanwhile Legit.ng recently reported that northern youths have began a series of massive protests in some cities to protest the spate of killings in the region.
The youth protesters were seen carrying placards in cities such as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kano, Zamfara as well as Sokoto state.
It was gathered that the youths called on the president and givernors to show more concern about the killings going on.