Gunmen Kidnap Ekiti Traditional Chief On His Farm

Suspects of gunmen attack and abduction of a traditional chief and business man,  chief, Emmanuel Ojo Obafemi in Ijan-Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State, have flooded the minds of the people. – Gunmen Kidnap Ekiti Traditional Chief On His Farm

The kidnap happened around 5:42pm. The wife of the victim confirmed that her husband was kidnapped on his farm.

From the wife’s narration, 10 heavy armed assailants stormed the traditional chief few kilometers away from Ado- Ekiti, being the state capital.

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Reports shows that he was working on his farm when the gunmen badged in.

He was however, taken away to an unknown destination.

“They did not come with vehicle or motorcycle, but they shot sporadically into the air before whisking him away,” the victim’s wife said.

Sunday Abutu, who is the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, made it known in a telephone interview that he had not been briefed of the incident, stressing that he would brief journalists once he got full details of the incident.

But, Brig. Gen. Joseph Komolafe (rtd.), the Commandant of Amotekun Security Corps in the state, said the corps had launched a manhunt for the kidnappers.

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