Just in: Gunmen abduct another monarch on his farm in Ekiti


Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a monarch, Eleda of Eda Ile, in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Oba Benjamin Oso.

This incident reportedly happened on Friday evening.

 The monarch was said to have been kidnapped in the presence of his wife at their farm located in the community.

The latest kidnap came barely two months after the Obaadu of Ilemeso, in Oye Local Government Area of the state, Oba David Oyewumi, was abducted by unknown gunmen.

A source, who craved anonymity, told journalists in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, on Saturday, that the monarch pleaded with abductors to spare his wife, otherwise two of them would have been spirited away.

A source said, “The Oba and his wife went to the farm and were accosted by these gunmen. The two would have been kidnapped, but the monarch begged the bandits to free his wife, which they agreed with “



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