Chief Usman Ajibola, traditional ruler of Jakura town in Lokoja Kogi State, has been kidnapped and his son, Rufai Ajibola, murdered by unknown gunmen.
Mr William Ayah, the Spokesperson of the Kogi State police command, confirmed the incident stating that the Traditional ruler and his son were returning from Oworo town when they were attacked by gunmen within Imo and Igbonla communities about 15 kilometers to Jakura town.
The kidnappers who were 5 in number took the Chief and his driver while his son was killed as he tried to rescue his father. His corpse has been deposited in a mortuary in Lokoja.
Investigations by the police are still ongoing.