Mr. Paul Omotosho, the chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC in Ekiti was abducted on the Agbado-Ekiti/Imesi-Ekiti road in the State on Saturday.
Spokesperson for APC in Ekiti State said Omotosho was abducted by yet to be identified gunmen who stopped his vehicle by shooting at it and then, taking him away in their own vehicle.
He said Omotosho was alone in his vehicle at the time he was kidnapped.
“The chairman was driving in a Toyota Venza car when the assailants seized him.
“The gunmen shot at one of his tyres to immobilise the vehicle after which they seized and drove him off in a Toyota Hilux van.
“He was alone in the car when the incident happened.
“Security agencies – the police and Amotekun Corps (the Southwest security outfit) – have been alerted and they are working on the incident,’’ Dipe stated.
Reacting to the abduction, police spokesman in Ekiti, DSP Sunday Abutu, said the police would make a statement on the abduction after getting clear information.