Gunmen Kill Kwara Monarch, Abduct Wife, 2 Others

Date: 2024-02-02

Gunmen yesterday invaded the palace of Olukoro of Koro in Ekiti local government area of Kwara State and killed the traditional ruler of the community, General Segun Aremu (rtd).

LEADERSHIP gathered that the gunmen also whisked away the wife of the monarch and two others.

Although, the details of the development remained sketchy as at the time of filing this report, the state government has confirmed the killing of the monarch and the abduction of his wife and two others.

The government statement that was released at 10.42pm reads:

“Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has condemned the killing of Olukoro of Koro in Ekiti Local Government, HRH retd General Segun Aremu.

“The monarch was reportedly shot dead in his palace on Thursday night by some unknown gunmen, who also whisked away his wife and two others.

“ The governor condemned the development, which he said was reckless, shocking, and abominable.

“He charged the security agencies not to spare any resources to track down the perpetrators, free the spouse and others taken away, and bring them to book.

“We will certainly get the perpetrators and ensure that this is their last crime against humanity. My profound condolences go to the people of Koro. Our hearts are broken, and we stand by them at this time and always.”

Source

 


Cloud Tag: What's trending

Click on a word/phrase to read more about it.

Ohoro Of Shao     Gurei     Shonga     Ahmad Ali     Yusuf Abdulwahab     Deji Ajani     Abdulmumini Jawondo     Danhawa     Adamu B. Yaqubu     Abdulkarim Adisa     Taofik Abiodun Ahmed     Rasaq Jimoh     Kola Adesina     Ganmo     Federal Allocation     Taiwo Joseph     Kamaldeen Ajibade     Ibrahim Bio     Mahmud Durosinlohun Atiku     Elerinjare-Ibobo     Susan Modupe Oluwole     Gamji Members Association     Hijab     Bankole Omisore     KWTV     Segun Olawoyin     Abdulraheem Olesin     George Funsho Adebayo     Bolaji Aladie     Sulu Gambari     2023 Elections     Abdulrasaq Alaro     Abdulfatai Ahmed     Magaji Erubu     Babs Iwarere     N-Power     Saadu Yusuf     Muhammed Abdullahi     Funmi Salau     Oyedun Juliana Funke     Lawal Arinola Kudirat     Bello John Olanrewaju     Arinola Fatimoh Lawal     Taofeek Ibraheem     Jamila Bio Ibrahim     PharmAccess Foundation     Aremu Bose Deborah     Kwabes     Alabi Lawal     Ebola     New Model Police Station     Centre For Digital Economy     Hamidu Olowo     Abdulkadir Akanbi-Oke     Al-Hikmah University     Aliyu Muyideen     Ibrahim Oloriegbe     Mope Dasuki Belgore     Yahya Mohammed     Tsaragi-Share     Kayode Alabi     Sambo Murtala     Ibrahim Oniye     Funmilayo Braithwaite     Kwara State Branch Of The National Library     Lai Mohammed     Samuel Adedoyin     Mohammed Lawal     Dan Masanin     Ayekale     Countryside Emerging Leaders Fellowship     Raymond Olaitan     Ganiyu Abolarin     Dan-Kazeem     Apado     Kulende     Goodluck Jonathan    

Cloud Tag: What's trending

Click on a word/phrase to read more about it.

Ramat Oganija     Saliu Alamoyo     Valsolar Consultoria     Mohammed Saidu     Abdulwahab Olarewaju Issa     Ayinde Oyepitan     Jimoh Bashir     IQRA College     Patience Jonathan     Abdulkadir Jimoh     Gabriel Fashanu     Yusuf Olaolu Ali     Hamza Usman     Dunmade     Olatunde Oyeyiola     Bello Taoheed Abubakar     Idris Amosa Oladipo Saidu     Tunde Mukaila Mustapha     Baba Issa Awoye     Innocent Okoye     Bola Olukoju     Yahaya A Paniyaro     Olatunji Moronfoye     Barakat Community Secondary School     Obasanjo     Idowu Aremu     Ilorin East     Photo News     Olaoye B. Felix     Ethical College     Ajeigbe     ASKOMP     Gbenga Adebayo     Ahmad Ali     Abdulkadir Akanbi-Oke     Olaitan Buraimoh     Kwara South     Edret Sabi Abel     Mohammed Tunde-Jimoh     Bello Oyedepo     Rihanat Ajia     Raliat Islamic Foundation     Olupako Of Share     Irepodun     Isiaka Abdulrazak     LAK Jimoh     Bola Tinubu     Kwara 2023     Elekoyangan     Suleiman Yahya Alapansapa     SDP     Paul Olawoore     Oluwole Dupe     Wahab Kunle Shittu     Abdul-Rasheed Na\'Allah     Olawuyi     Adebayo Salami     March 28     Oloje     Temitope Ogunbanke     Shehu Adaramaja     Special Agro-Industrial Hub     Share/Tsaragi     John Obuh     Yusuf Ibitokun Sherifat     Ashiru     Bola Shagaya     National Union Of Road Transport Workers     Okanlawon Musa     Ajibike Katibi     Olupako     Salami Adekunle     Yahaya Seriki     Sam Okaula     Bahago     Elerinjare     Baaziki Sulaiman