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Regional News of Tuesday, 23 November 2021


Gunmen abduct Eze Ndigbo in Ondo community

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Chief Donatus Okereke, the Eze Ndigbo of Ifon in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State has been abducted by some unknown gunmen.

Okereke is a popular businessman in the Ifon community. Daily Post said the whereabout of the Igbo Chief remains unknown.

The Ifon axis was where the monarch of the community, Oba Israel Adeusi was killed by gunmen last year.

The community leader Secretary to the Regent of Ifon, Olaniyi Eni Olotu said the abductors shot into the air before forcefully dragging him into the bush.

Olotu, who stated that both the Police and Amotekun had been contacted over the incident, also disclosed that the gunmen took away large sum of money from the Igbo Chief’s vehicle, according to Daily Post.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed that the vehicle of the Okereke was seen in the middle of the road and that his number had not been going through since Monday.

“It’s actually a case of suspected kidnapping because bullet shells were said to have been found where they saw his vehicle

“The DPO within the axis has mobilized his men to search for him,” he disclosed.

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