BREAKING: Gunmen Kidnap Another Ekiti Monarch


Unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Obadu of Ilemeso-Ekiti, Oba David Oyewumi, in Oye Local Government area of Ekiti State.

Newsflash Nigeria gathered that Oba Oyewumi was kidnapped in his palace on Thursday evening by gunmen.

It was gathered that the kidnappers scaled the fence and shot severally.

Ilemeso town is not far away to Isan Ekiti, the hometown of Governor Kayode Fayemi.

This incident happened few days after the Elewu of Ewu Ekiti, Oba Adetutu Ajayi, in Ilejemeje Local Government Area was attacked by masked gunmen.

Newsflash Nigeria had earlier reported that the gunmen attacked the monarch along the Ayetoro Ekiti-Ewu Road by firing at his vehicle and attempting to kill him.


It was gathered that the monarch was traveling in his official car to the neighboring Ayetoro Ekiti, in Ido/Osi Local Government Area when the gunmen struck.

The monarch was said to have sustained gunshot injuries in his legs, arms, and stomach. He has, however, been admitted to one of the hospitals in the state.



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