The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC Ekiti State Command has confirmed the killing of one of its officers by gunmen.

It also confirmed that his family members who were with him were abducted.

Spokesperson for the command, Tolu Afolabi told newsmen that the officer was killed along Oke Ako -Ajowa road in Ikole local government of the State.

According to him, “one of our officers was shot dead on his way from Ado Ekiti to his home town while others were kidnapped by gunmen”.

Afolabi explained that the officer, who was travelling from Ado Ekiti to his home town, was attacked in his vehicle and shot dead while the gunmen kidnapped his younger brother and two children with him in the car.

Radio Nigeria gathered that hunters in the neighbouring communities had started combing the bush for possibility of apprehending the gunmen.

Also, the Regent of Oke Ako, Princess Tinuade Ogunbiyi said she got the information that somebody was shot dead on the road while others were kidnapped,

According to her, It is the same thing repeating itself on a daily basis.

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