Gunmen have assassinated Mr Solomon Sani, Director of Works at the Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Kogi.
Kogi Police Command Public Relation Officer, DSP William Aya, told newsmen on Thursday that Sani was assassinated in his Idah residence in the evening of Tuesday, July 17.
He said that one of the brothers of the late director reported the incident to the police in Idah immediately after the gruesome murder.
Aya said that a police team was dispatched to the scene, adding that investigation is ongoing while the assailants were being trailed.
The late Sani was just promoted to the position of director of works.
However, the stated that the kidnapped Obaro of Jakura town in Lokoja Local Government Area, Alhaji Usman Ajibola, was yet to be released by his abductors.
The monarch was kidnapped at about 6:30 p.m. of July 17, alongside his driver, Mr Raphael Elijah.
The monarch’s first son, Mr Rasheed Ajibola was shot dead by the kidnappers.
The ruler was returning to his domain from Lokoja when he was accosted by the five-man kidnap gang.
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