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Gunmen Invade Hotel, Kill One, Kidnap Another In Kwara State

According to a report released by THE PUNCH today, 30th of August, 2021, one person was shot dead while another was kidnapped in Mandala in the Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State on Saturday.

According to a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), CP Ajayi Okasanmi, he said about 10 armed men in military uniform invaded Zulu Aneje Hotel, Mandala, near Alapa, around 8pm on Saturday and shot dead one Razaq Aro in front of the hotel.

PPRO, CP Ajayi Okasanmi

He added that the target of the kidnap was the hotel owner, Alhaji Babatunde Zulu, who escaped into the bush with injuries during the attack. PPRO Okasanmi added that a resident of the Anifowose area, Abdulhakeem Aminu, was kidnapped.

However, CP Ajayi Okasanmi cautioned those that planned to protest on August 30, to desist, as adequate security would be provided to ensure peace and avoid breakdown of law and order in the area.

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Ajayi Okasanmi Alapa Kwara State Mandala Zulu


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