Shuaibu Usman, the acting Eje of Ankpa in Ankpa local government area of Kogi state has been abducted by unknown gunmen.
Kingsley Fanwo, the state commissioner for information told newsmen that they have intensified efforts to ensure that the traditional ruler is rescued safely.
“The state government is working with security agencies to ensure his release.
“The Kogi state government has also put machinery in motion to ensure even more stringent security network during this yuletide.
“The people of Ankpa should remain calm as government is on top of the situation. We remain committed to security of lives and property.”