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Kogi Commissioner murdered by gunmen

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Gunmen have killed Kogi state’s Commissioner for Pensions.

Mr Adebayo Solomon was killed at the same point the Chairman of Yagba East Local Government, Pius Kolawole and some others were kidnapped.

The slain commissioner was travelling from Ilorin to Kabba when his vehicle was attacked at Eruku village a few kilometres to Egbe the border town between Kwara and Kogi states.

Reacting to the incident, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Ayuba Ede said investigation is in progress to unravel the perpetrators of the heinous act.

Kogi State has been experiencing cases of kidnapping and robberies, with many blaming the criminal activities on the deplorable state of the roads.