The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ekiti State Command has confirmed the killing of one of its officers, according to SaharaReporters.
It also confirmed that some relations of the deceased officer were abducted during the attack.
The spokesman for the command, Tolu Afolabi in a statement said the Inspector was killed along Oke Ako—Ajowa Road in the Ikole Local Government Area of the state.
The deceased was said to be in a car with his younger brother and two children when they were attacked.
“We lost one of our officers. We were told he was shot en route (to) the town and unconfirmed reports have it that two of his brothers were abducted. We are still waiting for reliable information.
“Meanwhile, the investigation of the state command will begin this night. What is confirmed right now is that we lost him,” the statement said.