Mr. Presley Ediagbonya a former commissioner for sports in Edo State who was abducted by unknown gunmen has been found dead two days after .

State police command spokesman, DSP Chidi Nwabuzorwho  confirmed the incident said details are sketchy.

According to him, “Speculations on the death is still sketchy, because I am yet to be briefed.

“When I am briefed, I will come up with a detailed statement to members of the public,” Nwabuzor said.

Ediagbonya was said to have been kidnapped from his farm at the  weekend in Utesi, around Okada, Ovia North-East local government area of the State.

His captors have demanded for 15 million ransom in the early hours of Monday until he was later found dead.

The late political leader was a one time local government chairman and had also served as deputy Chief of Staff to the Edo  State government.