About ten gunmen in military uniform on Saturday attacked one Zulu Abeje Hotel in Madala, Alapa area of Asa local government, Kwara State.
The suspected kidnappers during the invasion killed one person and abducted another, it was gathered.
Spokesperson of Kwara police command Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the incident.
Okasanmi said: “In an attempt to abduct the owner of the hotel, one Zulu. Shots were fired by the invaders and one Aro Radaq of Oloje compound, Ilorin, was hit and he died at the front of the hotel.
“The target of the kidnap who happens to be the owner of the hotel escaped with injuries.
“While escaping into the bush, the kidnappers abducted one Abdulhakeem Aminu of Anifowoshe Ilorin.
“The state police command immediately dispatched its tactical units on receipt of the information.
“The command also co-opted local hunters, vigilantes and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) in the search and rescue endeavor.
“The command assures good people of Kwara State, especially the families of the victims that no stone would be left unturned in the effort to rescue the abductee and arrest the culprits.”