Gunmen abduct monarch’s twins, three others in kwara

EMERGENCY DIGEST- Gunmen have abducted the six- year- old twin daughters of Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle, Ekiti local government area in Kwara State.

Others allegedly kidnapped with the twins are the monarch’s driver, maid and security.

The incident, it was gathered, happened around 6pm on Thursday along Osi/Obbo Ayegunle road.

The abductees were said to be traveling from Omu-Aran, Irepodun local government area.

The driver was said to have gone to pick the twins (Taiwo and Kehinde) from their school in Omu-Aran.

Spokesperson of Kwara State Command Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the incident.

Okasanmi said that “Command wishes to inform members of the public of a reported case of kidnap recieved from Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle in Ekiti Local government area of the state while on transit from Osi to Obbo Ayegunle, his driver by name Kunle, his security named Lawrence Abiodun, his maid named Bukunmi Akanbi ,,(f) and his twin baby girls Taiwo and Kehinde aged 6yrs were kidnapped by unknown number of armed men while his vehicle Siena with Reg. Plate no. bearing Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle which was conveying the victims was abandoned on the road.

“On receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police Tuesday Assayomo dispatched the anti kidnapping and other tactical units of the command alongside local hunters and vigilantes to immediately commence a search and rescue operation in the area for possible arrest of the abductors and safe rescue of the victims.”

He urged members of the public with useful information that could aid the quick rescue of the victims to avail the command.

He reiterated the commitment of the command to the security of lives and safety of citizens and residents of the State.



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