Breaking News
Translate

Kidnap: Ekiti traditional council calls for troops’ deployment

Kindly Share This Story:

Gunmen abduct monarch

The Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers on Friday called for the deployment of  troops in the state following attacks and kidnap of royal fathers by gunmen.

The Chairman of the council and Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, made the call in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Friday.

Ajibade was reacting  to the Thursday kidnap of Oba David Oyewumi, the Obadu of Ilemeso  and foiled kidnap of Oba Adetutu Ajayi, the Elewu of Ewu Ekiti.

READ ALSOBenefits of J&J, AstraZeneca shots outweigh risks — WHO

The chairman stressed the need to deploy troops to the state to assist the police in flushing kidnappers and terrorists.

Ajibade described attacks and kidnap of royal fathers in the state as “embarrassing, worrisome and troubling’’.

He urged the police to swing into action and rescue the traditional ruler of Ilemeso Ekiti, Oba David Oyewumi, who was kidnapped on Thursday night.

The traditional ruler appealed to residents of the various communities in the state to give useful information on suspicious persons and movement

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!