A traditional head in Ondo State, the Oniku of Iku, in Ikare Akoko, has been abducted by gunmen.
“The driver of the vehicle was stabbed by the gunmen, but we were able to rescue him alone and rushed him to the hospital,” said the hunter, who also serves as a vigilante in the area. “He is there receiving treatment now with wounds all over his body. Sadly, these people (bandits) are still lurking around our forest in Ondo.”
The kidnappers are yet to contact the victims’ families or demand a ransom at the time of filing this report
Police spokeswoman Funmilayo Odunlami did not immediately respond t on the attack.
The attack and kidnap came barely weeks after an armed gang attacked a construction company in Owo, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s hometown.