BREAKING: kidnappers Kill Two Traditional Rulers Returning From Security Meeting In Ekiti


Jan 29, 2024

Suspected kidnappers have shot dead two traditional rulers travelling along a community in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti state.

It was gathered that the two traditional rulers; the Elesun of Esun-Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsakin and the Onimojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Oba Olatunde Samuel Olushola were ambushed and killed by the gunmen on Monday while the Alara of Ara Ikole-Ekiti, Oba Adebayo Fatoba escaped from the scene.
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Sources said that the monarchs were said to be returning from a security meeting in Irele-Ekiti in a vehicle being driven by Alara when they were attacked along the road.
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When contacted, the police spokesman in the state, Sunday Abutu said, “I will get the details and get back please.”

However, the chairman of the Ajoni Local Council Development Area, Micheal Ogungbemi confirmed the incident said the gunmen attempted to kidnap the three traditional rulers.

Credit Nigeria Tribune

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