Edo State Head of Service Anthony Okungbowa has reportedly been kidnapped along Oza Road in Orhiomwon Local Government Area of the state.
An official in the Edo State Government House broke the news on the condition of anonymity.
The source said Mr Okungbowa’s driver was killed in the process.
“He was kidnapped on his way back to Benin City after attending an event in Oza. His driver was killed. It is very sad,” the source said.
Okungbowa was reportedly on his way to Benin, Edo State capital after attending a social event organised by a politician in Orhionmwon Local Government Area when he was attacked.