More facts have emerged over the abduction and murder of an Assistant Chief Surveyor with the Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation, Alamu Abayomi.
The PUNCH had earlier reported the deceased was abducted last week at Yakwo Farm’s sharp bend, Abaji while travelling back to Abuja from a wedding ceremony.
But in a statement made available to our correspondent on Tuesday, the Head of Press, Abu Michael, disclosed that Late Abayomi was kidnapped alongside his mother and son on October 3 and murdered last week Thursday before the release of his mother and son on Friday.
He added that the body was yet to be seen as frantic efforts are ongoing.
Part of the statement read, “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.”