How Six Gunmen Kidnapped Ekiti State Monarch Inside His Palace

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Gunmen have kidnapped Oba David Oyewumi, the Obadu of Ilemeso in Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti, police said on Friday.

The gunmen took the ruler after invading his palace on Thursday.

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ASP Sunday Abutu, the spokesman for the police in the state, described it as "unfortunate and regrettable".

"We are already doing everything necessary to rescue him and apprehend the culprits," he said.

Sources in Ilemeso told reporters that the gunmen, numbering six, scaled the Oba's fence and fired several shots in the air to scare its occupants.

They said the incident...


Published By: News., - Saturday, 17 April