Unknown gunmen kidnap kwara monarch’s daughters, maid, security, driver

By Ahmed Ajikobi
Unidentified gunmen suspected to be kidnappers yesterday reportedly kidnapped daughters, security, maid and driver of His Royal Majesty,the Owolabo of Obbo Ayegunle in Ekiti Local Government area of kwara state, Oba Samuel Adelodun.

The victims are, Kunle,his driver,Buknmi Akanbi,his maid, Lawrence Abiodun his security and his twins baby girls, Taiwo and kehinde,6 years of age.

It was gathered that, the victims were coming from Osi to Obbo Ayegunle when the Kidnappers abducted them.

The kwara state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ajayi Okasanmi who confirmed the incident through a press statement signed and made available to national Pilot on Friday, said the command received the information from HRM Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle in Ekiti Local government area of Kwara State, that on 14/10/2021 at about 1830hrs, while in transit from Osi to Obbo Ayegunle, his Driver by name Kunle ‘m’,  his Security named Lawrence Abiodun, his maid named Bukunmi Akanbi ‘f’ and his twin baby girls Taiwo and Kehinde aged 6yrs were kidnapped by unknown number of armed men while his vehicle Siena with Reg. Plate no. bearing Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle which was conveying the victims was abandoned on the road.

” On receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police Kwara State, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc+ dispatched the Anti Kidnapping and other Tactical Units of the Command alongside local hunters and vigilantes to immediately commence a search and rescue operation in the area for possible arrest of the abductors and safe rescue of the victims.

“The commissioner of police wishes to advise members of the public with useful information that can aid the quick rescue of the victims to make such information available to the command.

” While assuring the good people of Kwara State of their safety and security at all times, the CP  advises members of the public to be conscious of happenings around them, avoid movements in  isolated and lonely routes at odd hours of the day.

“He reiterates the commitment of the command to a security of lives and safety of citizens and residents of Kwara State.”

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