Gunmen abduct Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff’s wife


Suspected gunmen have kidnapped the wife of the Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Olugbenga Ale.

Ale was reportedly abducted alongside her driver and one other person along Ondo-Akure Expressway at the Owen area of Idanre Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night.

The incident was confirmed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Tee-Leo Ikoro.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who visited the affected area where the monarch was killed in the company of top government functionaries, described the incident as a sad occurrence.

He added that security agencies to fish out the killers of the first-class monarch.

“The security agencies, especially the Nigeria Police, have already been directed to fish out the perpetrators of this heinous crime.

“On our part as a government, we shall give whatever it takes to unravel this; these criminals who have wrought this sad day on our state shall not go unpunished,” Akeredolu said.

The incident comes barely a day after the killing of the Olufon of Ifon, Israel Adeusi, by some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers at the Elegbeka area of Ose Local Government Area of the state.

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