Unidentified gunmen, on Thursday evening, kidnapped Dr Muslim Omoleke, the Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State.
Omoleke was kidnapped at Iwaraja Community, near Ilesa in Osun state.
The spokesperson of INEC in Ekiti State, Alhaji Taiwo Gbadegesin, confirmed the incident.
He said a report has been made to security agencies in Ondo, Osun and Ekiti states.
The state police command also confirmed the kidnapping of the INEC administrative secretary in the state.
The police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Alberto Adeyemi, said on telephone that the INEC chief was kidnapped “but not in Ekiti State”.