The kidnapped Ekiti State Monarch, the Obadu of Ilemeso Ekiti, in Oye Local Government Area of the state, Oba Oyewunmi who had regained freedom yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) was said to have been secured in a forest around Obbo-Aiyegunle, Kwara State.
The Police spokesman in Ekiti State, ASP Sunday Abutu, told newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday that the traditional ruler was released in a forest in Kwara after six days in captivity.
Furthermore, Ekiti State’s Amotekun Corps Commander, retired Brig-Gen. Joe Komolafe, said the release of the traditional ruler was secured at a place in Obbo Ayegunle, Ekiti Local Government area of Kwara with the help of the Kwara vigilante group.
“When we went into the bush, we tracked the traditional ruler to the area, the Vigilantes from Kwara State joined our team and we were able to rescue his release.
“No ransom was paid. We have brought him home and he is currently receiving medical attention,’’ Komolafe noted.213