Acting Eje Of Ankpa, Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State, Alhaji Shaibu Usman has been kidnapped.
The report says the monarch was kidnapped around 5: 30am Friday while entering the mosque.
Commissioner of Police, CP, in the state, Ayuba Ede, said that the police have cordoned all entry and exit points into the state, with the view to rescuing the traditional ruler.
Mr. Ede said the kidnappers laid ambush at the mosque and zoomed off with the traditional ruler to yet to be ascertained destination.
The Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, said the effort is on to secure the release of the traditional ruler.
“The state government is working with security agencies to ensure his release. The Kogi State government has also put machinery in motion to ensure an even more stringent security network during this yuletide.
“The people of Ankpa should remain calm as the government is on top of the situation. We remain committed to the security of lives and property,” he stated.
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