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The Obadu of ilemeso Ekiti in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Oba David Oyewunmi, who was Kidnapped in his palace on Thursday, has regained freedom.

A source said that the Monarch had been rescued and taken for medical attention.” Kabiyeai has been released, we are happy about this but I don’t know whether any ransom was paid or not”

Recall that the traditional rulers was Kidnapped by six gunmen, while a family source on Monday said the abductors demanded #20m.

The Ekiti Amotekun Commander, Brig. Gen. Joe Komolafe(rtd), said the traditional ruler was released at obbo ile in kwara State with the support of the Vigilante members in Kwara State and Amotekun Operatives.

The PPRO of Ekiti State Police Command, Sunday Abutu, said” The traditional ruler had been reunited with his family, though he is at present receiving treatment in hospital because of trauma”.

In a related development, the Ekiti State Amotekun Corps on Monday, arrested 35-year-Old Mohammed Bello’, a.k.a Yellow alleged to be the mastermind of Kidnappings in the Ilejemeje, Oye, ikole areas of the state.

Komolafe said on Tuesday that the suspect was apprehended on his way from Ajose in Kwara State to Isan Ekiti in Oye Council area.

The Amotekun boss, said, he is the one(Mohammed Bello’) giving Information and directing Kidnappers to their victims in the area.

” We have been locking for him since December 25 last year, when he was fingered in the Kidnap of a businessman , Happiness Ajayi, at Iludun Ekiti in the Ilejemeje Council area on Christmas day.

“He was involved in the Kidnap, a forthnight ago of a petrol station manager at Isan Ekiti, as well as that of Oba Obadu of Ilemejo, Ekiti, Oba Oyewunmi on Thursday. He was arrested while returning to Isan Ekiti atfer the Kidnap of the traditional ruler” the Amotekun boss concluded.

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