Attah Aiyede Ekiti survives kidnap attempt, sustains gunshot injury


.The monarch receiving treatment

The Attah and Paramount Ruler of Aiyede Kingdom, Ekiti State, South West Nigeria, His Royal Majesty Oba Alhaji Abdul Mumini Adebayo Orishagbemi, was Sunday night at about 9.30pm attacked by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.

Kabiyesi, whose security guards provided by Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps were withdrawn recently for no given reason, was returning from Ijero Ekiti when he got accosted by the criminal elements, on a spot at between Isan and Iludun, in Ilejemeje Local Government Area of the state.

A statement by his media and publicity consultant, Prince Bashir Adefaka indicated that the gunmen opened fire on his SUVĀ  during which one of the bullets that penetrated from the owner side of the vehicle hit the Kabiyesi on his left leg.

He was reported to have been rushed to a specialist hospital in Oye, Oye Ekiti Local Government for medical attention.

“Good news, apart from his life being saved, is also that no other member of his entourage got hurt,” the statement ended.





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