A Chinese expatriate was on Tuesday evening kidnapped in Ekiti State and his whereabouts is yet to be ascertained by security agencies.
The expatriate who was identified to be part of the experts supervising the construction of Ilupeju-Ire-Igbemo-Ijan road, was said to have been waylaid at Igbemo Ekiti while driving in a Hilux Van and forcefully taken away by the gunmen.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officers, Ekiti Command, ASP Sunday Abutu, said the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have launched a manhunt for the kidnappers.
“Our RRS men swung into action immediately the news broke out. They are combing all the surrounding bushes and we are sure that the abductee will be released soon”.