The abducted Obadu of Ilemeso Ekiti in the Oye Local Government area of Ekiti State, Oba David Oyewumi has regained freedom.
The monarch who was who was kidnapped in his palace on Thursday had been taken for medical attention, a source said, “Kabiyesi has been released. We are happy about this, but I do not know whether any ransom was paid or not.”
Recall that the traditional ruler was kidnapped by six gunmen, while a family source on Monday said the abductors demanded N20m ransom.
The Ekiti Amotekun Corps Commander, Brig Gen. Joe Komolafe, said the traditional ruler was rescued at Obbo Ile in Kwara State with the support of the vigilante members in Kwara State and Amotekun operatives.
The Police Public Relations Officer for Ekiti State Police Command, Sunday Abutu, said, “The traditional ruler has been reunited with his family, though he is at present receiving treatment in hospital because of the trauma”