The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, disclosed this at a news briefing in Abuja on Wednesday.
ASP Sunday Abutu, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, said while confirming the incident to newsmen in Ado Ekiti that the command received a formal report from the Divisional Police station in the area, establishing the fact that the farmer was indeed abducted.
It was learnt that on Wednesday 9th at about 1600hrs, based on credible intelligence, the Command succeeded in arresting one Ibrahim Lawal alias Kabo, 45, of Kabobi village and Mamman Lawal Shu’aibu, 39, of Garin Runji Fulani settlement of Batsari LGA.
It was gathered that Ella, with the Department of Theatre Arts in the institution, was abducted in the early hours of Wednesday by gunmen who attacked his residence located at Haske quarters in Lamingo community, Jos North Local Government Area of the state
The President of the group, Hajiya Rabi Saulawa, made the appeal at a press conference in Kaduna on Wednesday over general insecurity in the country.
Police spokesman in the state, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said in a statement on Friday that Eze was kidnapped from his groceries shop at about 10:30pm.
The operatives recovered two firearms, four live ammunition of .9mm calibre, one expended cartridge, two vehicles, one tricycle, one machete and other incriminating items.
The UNICROSS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Austin Angba, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Calabar.
A statement by the public relations officer of the command, CSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the publication is a calculated attempt to cause panic in the minds of the people, most especially those living in that axis.
Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, in a statement in Abuja said Buhari made the call during a telephone conversation with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III.
PRNigeria gathered that the police arrested the suspects at different locations after intelligence gathering.
Mohammad, who spoke at a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, also said the government and its security agencies have the wherewithal in terms of personnel and fire power to crush bandits, insurgents, criminals and other enemies of the Nigerian state.
ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Public Relations Officer in the state, gave the advice on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Sango-Ota.
The committee has Gov. Samuel Ortom as its chairman and the Commissioner for Education, Prof .Dennis Ityavyar, as the alternate chairman.
The victim, Kelvin Eze, is a student of King’s College, Gana Ropp, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, who was kidnapped on April 29.
The chamber noted that kidnapping, herders-farmers conflict, ethno-religious violence, vandalism, armed robbery, banditry, arson and insurgency have become routine occurrences in Nigeria, which have impacted negatively on agriculture, investors’s confidence and government’s fiscal position and others.
The governors present were Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Bello Matawale of Zamfara, Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna, Simon Lalong of Plateau, Sani Bello of Niger and Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa.
According to a statement by SP Yemisi Opalola, the police Spokesperson, the victim, Rukayat Bayonle, was abducted on April 20 at about 2:30am at Olomilagbala Area, Ilesa, Osun State.
It was gathered that the construction workers, whose identities have not been revealed at the time of filing this report, were working at the ongoing rehabilitation of Ikaramu-Akunnu road when the hoodlums struck and whisked them to an unknown destination.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said in a statement on Wednesday in Kaduna that troops have been deployed to the area.