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Another Italian Engineer Kidnapped In Kwara

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, (THEWILL) - An expatriate working with Borini Prono Construction Company has been kidnapped in Ilorin, Kwara State.

The victim, who was said to have gone to inspect an ongoing road construction at Bishop Smith road, was whisked away by his abductors at about 5:30 p.m. on Monday to an unknown destination.

The Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) in Kwara, DSP Fabode Olufemi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Wednesday, that the police was aware of the incident.

He said that no contact had been made with the kidnappers, adding that the police could only confirm the report pending the outcome of its investigations.

The police spokesman explained that the victim was an Italian, working with Borini Prono.

He, however, assured the public that the victim would soon be rescued.

When NAN visited the head office of the company along new Yidi road, there was nobody on hand to speak on the incident.