Some unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted a traditional chief in Ikare Akoko, Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The name of the traditional ruler was given as High Chief Mukaila Bello and per what we gathered, he is the head of Iku Quarters in the ancient community.
He was not kidnapped alone as reports indicate that he was abducted with three other people whose names were given as Mr. Adeniran Adeyemo, Mr. Bashiru Adekile, and Chief Gbafinro.
A source indicated that the victims were kidnapped along the Ago Panu area of Owo-Ikare Expressway when they were traveling from Akure to Ikare.
During the incident, their driver was able to escape, however, he was unfortunately shot and as we speak, he is receiving treatment at a hospital.
Additionally, the abductors are also yet to contact the families of the victims concerning any ransom.
In other news, two brothers identified as Oduwanor Odiakose nicknamed Medolue and Christopher Odiakose aka Big Fish, have been proclaimed wanted by the Delta state police command.
According to a statement made public on August 4th 2022 by DSP Bright Edafe, spokesperson for the state police command, both individuals have been listed as wanted for crimes including terrorism, cultism, attempted murder, severe bodily injury, and disturbance of public peace.