Abducted ex-Provost Oshadumo killed by stray bullet in Kogi

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Oshadumo killed during crossfire

A retired civil servant, Chief Julius Oshadumo, who was abducted by unknown gunmen about two weeks ago has died in a crossfire between kidnappers and vigilante officials who were on a rescue mission.

Oshadumo, the pioneer Provost, College of Education (Technical) Kabba, was kidnapped two Sundays ago when gunmen attacked the ECWA church in Okedayo-Kabba, Kogi State.

During the attack, his wife and other worshipers were shot by the kidnappers. One person was killed.

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It was gathered that the vigilantes group trailed the kidnappers to a forest around Ogori community in Kogi state and engaged the abductors in a gun duel.

Oshadumo was felled by stray bullets.