A councillor who was with him, was shot dead on the spot.
According to TVC news, it was gathered on Sunday evening in Ekiti that the kidnap and murder Incident took place between Isan and Iludun-Ekiti area of the State.
Also, another security source confirmed the incident, saying that the councillor who was shot dead is of Ilejemeje local government area of the state and that he was with commissioner at the time of the attack.
The source also confirmed that the incident took place between Isan and Iludun-Ekiti. While hinting that they were attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
Isan is the hometown of Governor Kayode Fayemi.
Similarly, Police operatives have arrested three members of a deadly criminal gang for the kidnap and murder of a Catholic seminarian, Nnadi Michael, in January in Kaduna State.
Police said the suspects are linked to a 19-man gang that also carried out the kidnap of Dr Phillip Ataga’s wife and two daughters on January 24, 2020 at Juji Community in Chikun LGA in Kaduna State.