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Gunmen Abduct Oil Mogul In Kogi State

Alhaji Mohammed Jamiu, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Always Petroleum and Energy Service Limited, was kidnapped on Saturday by gunmen who stormed his residence at Idare quarters in Okene LGA of Kogi state.

An eyewitness told reporters that the kidnappers numbering four, entered the house posing as business associates shortly after Mohammed Jamiu returned from Eid praying ground in Okene town.

The kidnappers forced their victim out of his residence at about noon and whisked him away in his car to an unknown destination.

Williams Ayah, the Police Public Relations Officer of Kogi State Police Command who confirmed the incident said they’ve intensified efforts to rescue Jamiu. 

It was gathered that Jamiu was also kidnapped in 2019 at one of his fuel stations in Okene but was rescued by military officials after a few days in captivity.


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