Unknown gunmen on Thursday abducted the administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State, Muslim Omoleke.
Omoleke was kidnapped at Iwaraja, a town near Ilesa in Osun State, at about 4pm.
Omoleke was kidnapped along with his driver and child.
His driver and child were later released.
Spokesperson of the electoral body in Ekiti, Alhaji Taiwo Gbadegesin, confirmed the incident stating that security agencies in Ondo, Osun and Ekiti states had been contacted.