Owner of Bovina Hotel in Ilorin, Kwara State, Boniface Ifeanyi Okoli, was on Monday April 4th kidnapped by gunmen in army uniform.
According to his family members, Okoli who runs a chain of shops in the town, was abducted in one of his shops along Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Ilorin between 6pm and 7pm.
While commenting on the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, Sam Okaula, said three suspects have been arrested.
“We were told that the men were in army uniform and in a Camry car. I heard that this is the third time, they are attempting to kidnap the man. We will try and go after these people and make sure that we rescue him. He was abducted between 6pm and 7pm on Monday. We got the information late.
The police got the information one hour after the incident. As at now, we have three suspects in our cell. They were picked at the hotel (Bovina). There are indications that they have connection with the kidnappers, working with them. We are after the criminals. They were found in the hotel, they were within that vicinity when the incident happened. Because of their conduct, police suspected them and they are being interrogated now” he said.