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Gunmen Abduct Traditional Ruler’s Wife, Children

Yet to be identified gunmen have kidnapped the wife, children and driver of Oba Rufus Akinrinmade the traditional ruler of Odigbo town, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The victims were kidnapped on Ikare-Owo Expressway in Oba Akoko, Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state, Naija News understands.

The traditional ruler has confirmed the incident, adding that the abductors had contacted the family and had demanded a sum of N100m as ransom, Punch reports.

This development is coming a few weeks after a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Abdul Dogo, was kidnapped in Akure.

As previously reported by Naija News, Justice Dogo was abducted by unknown gunmen while he was returning to Akure from Abuja.

The Judge has since been released by his abductors but it could not be ascertained if the N50m demanded by the kidnappers was paid before he was released.



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