Kwara: Kidnappers abduct Oba Adelodun's twin children, 3 aides

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Illustration of kidnapper: Kidnappers abduct twin children, three aides of of Oba Semuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Aiyegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State

By Afusat Agunbiade-Oladipo

Members of the household of Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Aiyegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara are in pains following the abduction of the twin children and three aides of the monarch on Thursday.

In a statement issued on Friday in Ilorin, the spokesperson for the Kawara Police Command, Ajayi Okasanmi identified the aides of Oba Adelodun taken away by the kidnappers a driver, a security detail and a house help.

Okasanmi said the victims were kidnapped on Thursday on their way home from School at Omu-Aran in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state.

He assured that police had dispatched the anti-kidnap and other tactical units alongside local hunters and vigilantes to embark on a search-and-rescue operation in the area.

He expressed the commitment of the command to ensure security of lives and property of residents of Kwara. (NAN