Suspected terrorists have reportedly abducted a traditional ruler, the Oniru of Iku, in Ondo and four subjects traveling with the Ikare Akoko ruler.
Peoples Gazette reports that Mikaila Bello, the Oniku of Iku in Ikare Akoko, was kidnapped on Thursday evening while returning to the town from Akure
According to a local hunter who also serves as a vigilante in the area, the bandits ambushed the ruler and the other victims along Ago Panu on the Owo-Ikare Road.
“The driver of the vehicle was stabbed by the gunmen, but we were able to rescue him alone and rushed him to the hospital.
“He is there receiving treatment now with wounds all over his body. Sadly, these people (bandits) are still lurking around our forest in Ondo.”