Unknown gunmen have abducted the Oba of Idofin, Shedrack Durojaye Obibeni and his wife, along Makutu-Idofin road in Yagba East local government area of Kogi State.
According to reports, the monarch’s car was flagged down at gunpoint on Monday evening, June 19, by the hoodlums who whisked him and his wife away to an unknown destination. Confirming the incident, SP William Aya, the Kogi State Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, said efforts were being intensified to ensure the immediate release of the monarch and his wife.
According to him, Hakeem Adesina Yusuf, the state Commissioner of Police, had already deployed men of the command, in conjunction with other sister security operatives and local vigilantes with a view of tracking the hoodlums and rescuing the victims.
“We are already on the trail of the abductors of the monarch and his wife. No cause for alarm. Men of the command, in synergy with other sister security operatives, hunters and vigilantes are on the track of the hoodlums.” he said