Gunmen Attack, Abduct Ondo Traditional Ruler, Four Others

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Gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped the traditional ruler, the Oniku of Iku, in Ondo.

According to reports, Mikaila Bello, who is the Oniku of Iku in Ikare Akoko, was kidnapped with four of his aides who were travelling with the Ikare Akoko ruler to the town from Akure.

Confirming the reports, locals revealed that the attack on the Ondo monarch occurred in the early hours of Friday.

Meanwhile, According to the hunter, the bandits ambushed the ruler and the other victims along Ago Panu on the Owo-Ikare road.

As at the time this report was filed, DSP Funmilayo Odunlami, Police Public Relations Officer in Ondo State who was reached by Vanguard promised to provide details on the attack.