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policeman abducted in Ilorin

Gunmen have reportedly abducted an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP ), Abdulmumini Yusuf in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

The victim, popularly called “Emirate No1”, has been serving at the area command in Ilorin.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday night when Mr Yusuf was about to enter his house at  Ogidi after the close of work.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Paul Odama, has since visited the community.

Confirming the incident, the Kwara state Police Command spokesman, Okasanmi Ajayi said the command is “tirelessly working towards rescuing the abducted police officer”.

Reporting by Ali Rabiu; Editing by Fany Olumoye and Tony Okerafor