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Apprehension as kidnappers kill FG Surveyor, body missing 

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Other details have emerged following the abduction and killing of Alamu Abayomi,  an Assistant Chief Surveyor with the Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation.
Recall that the deceased was abducted last week at Yakwo Farm’s sharp bend, Abaji while on her way to Abuja after attending a wedding ceremony.
Providing other details in a statement on Tuesday, the Head of Press, Abu Michael, confirmed that the Late Abayomi was abducted alongside his mother and son on October 3 and was later killed last week. The abductors later released their mother and son on Friday.
He added that a search to recover his body is ongoing.
The statement reads partly, “One of Nigerian’s finest surveyors, Alamu Abayomi, an Assistant Chief Surveyor with the Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation, Abuja has been killed by some armed criminals.
 “He was abducted on Monday, 3rd October 2022 evening in Abaji on his way to Abuja alongside his mother and his 7-year-old son.
“On receiving the news of his abduction on Tuesday, the Surveyor General of the Federation, Abudulganiyu Adebomehin and his management team swooped into action making possible contacts with relevant authorities for his freedom.
“The Office reliably gathered that he was killed by the criminals on Thursday before the release of his mother and son on Friday through the intervention of family members, friends and other relatives. Security operatives are working towards recovering his remains as the Office enjoins members of the public to render useful information to the police and other security agencies.
“The Office regrets the loss of Abayomi, one of his Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Award Winners for 2021 and a mapping maestro of its Photogrammetry and Remote-Sensing Department.
“Abayomi who hailed from Iwo in Osun State was recruited into the Civil Service in OSGoF on 9th December 2013,” the statement added.

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