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Bandit Terrorists Kidnap Traditonal Ruler In Kwara

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Olugbenga Ige

Gunmen suspected to be bandit terrorists have abducted the Mogaji Erubu in Ilorin Emirate of Kwara State, Dr Zubair Folorunsho Erubu.

Naija News gathered that the monarch was kidnapped on Thursday on his way to his farm between Ilorin and Afon town.

The traditional ruler is a retired Permanent Secretary in the state Civil Service and former Chief Medical Officer at the state Government House clinic.

Reacting to the abduction, spokesman of the State Police command, Okasanmi Ajayi, said a manhunt has been launched to rescue the monarch and arrest the kidnappers.

Ajayi added that the Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo, has promised that the command will ensure that activities of criminals in the state are curbed.

In other news, a man has been apprehended in Ikorodu for being in possession of fresh body parts. The suspect identified as Sikiru Kolawole was taken into custody by the Sagamu Road Police Division.

The Spokesman of the Lagos Police Command, Mr Adekunle Ajisebutu stated that Sikiru was found with human hands, skull and intestine from Ojokoro cemetery in Ikorodu.

He said: “The Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered the case to be transferred to the State Criminal Investigative Department (SCID) at Panti, Yaba, for diligent investigation and prosecution.”

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