Unknown gunmen have abducted the the Adogu of Eganyi, Mohammed Adembe, a first-class traditional ruler in Ajaokuta local government area of Kogi state.
The monarch was abducted along the Okene-Adogo road on Tuesday evening.
Spokesperson of the Kogi State Police Command, William Ayah, confirmed the incident on Wednesday evening.
Ayah said the police command has deployed a special squad to trail the abductors.
He called on the general public to assist the police with useful information to enable security agents to rescue the royal father.