Gunmen abduct monarch's wife
Unknown gunmen have abducted the wife of the traditional ruler Auga in Akoko northeast local government area of Ondo state, Olori Olukemi Agunloye with the monarch's driver.
Our correspondent gathered that the Queen and the driver were kidnapped early this morning between Auga and Ise Akoko on her way to Ugbe-Akoko in the same local government area.
Confirming the incident through a phone conversation, the monarch, Oba Samuel Agunloye said passerby who saw his abandoned car conveying the victims on the road, contacted him on phone about the abduction and all efforts to reach them on their handsets' lines had failed as their phones had been switched off.
Oba Agunloye who lamented high rate of crimes in Akoko part of Ondo state, noted that the suspected kidnappers were yet to contact his family.
Also confirming the incident, the Police Area Commander in-charge if Akokoland, ACP Razak Rauf said the command had dispatched more officers to the forest along Auga/Ise/Ugbe Akoko to rescue the kidnapped Monarch's wife and driver.