The police command in Kwara has confirmed the killing of police inspector Adebayo Adeforiti and the abduction of a Chinese national by bandits at CGC construction company along Shao/Oloru Expressway on July 2.
This is contained in a statement issued by the spokesman of the command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, on Tuesday in Ilorin.
“Some armed men suspected to be kidnappers invaded the premises of CGC construction company along Shao/Oloru Expressway, shot and killed Inspector Adebayo Adeforiti attached to PMF 15, Ilorin, who was on guard duty at the company, and abducted a Chinese national working in the site and escaped into the bushes,” explained the statement.
It added, “The Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Police Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo, on receipt of the information, ordered an intense and discreet search, rescue, and arrest operation into the matter with the deployment of the command’s tactical teams, vigilante and local hunters into the area for possible rescue and arrest of the perpetrators.”
The police statement advised Kwara residents to be vigilant and provide “any information that could aid the success of this special rescue operation.”
The police commissioner commiserated with the families of the killed inspector and the abducted Chinese, promising that no stone would be left unturned towards, added the statement.