Tension As Gunmen Abduct Traditional Ruler, Wife And Driver
Gunmen have kidnapped the traditional ruler of Owa-Onire in the Kwara South Senatorial District of Kwara State.
The monarch was reportedly kidnapped along with his wife and driver on Saturday, media reports.
This was confirmed by the state police public relations officer, Okasanmi Ajayi, who said two members of the kidnap gang have been arrested and detained over the matter.
He further disclosed that the wife of the monarch had been rescued, while efforts were ongoing to rescue the two remaining victims.
According to Okasanmi, the State Police Commissioner, Paul Odama, has dispatched teams of investigators along with vigilantes to the scene.
The police spokesman said a detailed report would be released as soon as investigation into the matter was concluded.