Mask-wearing armed men have kidnapped retired Chief of Logistics of Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Sikiri Oladimeji Smith.
The incident occurred on the evening of Monday, September 27, at a site in the Ajah area of Lagos.
Spokesman of Lagos State Police Command Adekunle Ajisebutu confirmed the incident when contacted.
Unable to give details, the spokesman simply said:
“Yes, we are aware of the kidnap and we are on it.”
Corporal Odiji, the victim’s driver confirmed the incident via an audio message released on Monday night. He said the masked assailants were shooting sporadically before they invaded the site and whisked his boss away to yet-to-be known destination.
He confirmed that the victim had been struggling with the kidnappers before they eventually subdued him and consequently whisked him off.