GUNMEN ABDUCT AKOKO APC CHAIRMAN

From Damisi Ojo, Akure Gunmen have abducted a ward Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, James Tolorunju Ajulo. He was kidnapped on Monday at his home at Ibaka quarters of Akungba-Akoko. Sources said the kidnappers stormed Ajulo’s home shortly after his arrival after an outing. They ransacked the house before taking him away. Ajulo, who was one of the factional ward chairmen of the APC in Akoko South-West Local Government, was driven away in his car after…

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ONDO LAWMAKER RAISES ALARM OVER HIGH RATE OF KIDNAPPING ON AKOKO ROADS

Damisi Ojo, Akure A member of the Ondo state House of Assembly, Rasheed Elegbeleye, who recently escaped from being abducted by gunmen in Akoko area on his way to Akure on Saturday raised the alarm on sudden return of kidnapping and robbery in the area. Elegbeleye representing Akoko Northeast in the state assembly said many Akoko indigenes now found very difficult to come home,the development which he said has affected the socio-economic growth of Akokoland. The lawmaker who is the minority leader in the state parliament described the deplorable condition…

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GUNMEN KIDNAP ODIGBO TRADITIONAL RULER’S WIFE, CHILDREN AND DRIVER ALONG IKARE-OWO ROAD, DEMAND 100MIL RANSOM

  Peter Dada, Akure Gunmen have abducted the wife, children and driver of the traditional ruler of Odigbo town, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Rufus Akinrinmade. It was gathered that the victims were kidnapped on Ikare-Owo Expressway in Oba Akoko, Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state. The traditional ruler, who confirmed the incident to our Correspondent, said the abductors had contacted the family and had demanded a sum of N100m as ransom.  

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