Some gunmen have killed one person and abducted two others including a retires Major of the United States Army along Ijan Ekiti-Ise Ekiti Road in Gbonyin Council area of Ekiti State on Tuesday.
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Jide Ijadare, the retired soldier, was said to have been abducted from his palm oil-producing factory along the road by bandits numbering about seven while one person was shot dead.
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This came less than two days after gunmen killed David Jejelowo, a director in the Ekiti State Local Government Commission, in his house at Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
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Sunday Abutu, the police spokesman in the state, confirmed the incident. He said Tunde Mobayo, the Commissioner of Police, has drafted policemen to comb the bushes in a bid to rescue the kidnapped persons.