When contacted, Kogi Commissioner of Police (CP), Ayuba Ede, said he received information of the incident around Okene.
“Yes, I heard of a kidnap incident around Okene and, I have sent policemen to the area to ascertain the correct position of things. I do not what exactly, so I cannot confirm what I don’t know. My men have gone their already,” said the CP.
Wife of the former Speaker, her mother and driver, it was gathered, were on their way to hometown of the deceased when the incident occurred.
Their abductors were said to have let go of the mother.