The Commissioner of the Pension Board in Kogi State, Mr. Adebayo Solomon, has been reported killed by gunmen.
The incident which occurred on Saturday was confirmed by police authorities to Channels Television earlier today.
TheFact Nigeria reports that the Chairman of Yagba East Local Government, Pius Kolawole and some others were also kidnapped.
It was gathered that the slain commissioner was said to be travelling from Ilorin to Kabba when his vehicle was attacked by some gunmen at Eruku village, a few kilometres to Egbe, the border town between Kwara and Kogi State.
While his remains have been deposited at ECWA Hospital, Egbe, the whereabouts of Kolawole remain unknown.