Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have invaded the palace of the Olukoro of Koro in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State, killed Oba Peter Segun Aremu, and kidnapped his wife and two other.
The traditional ruler, said to be a retired army general, was reportedly shot dead in his palace on Thursday night with his wife and two others taken away.
The state government confirmed the recent incident. In a statement by Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, the governor described the incident as reckless, shocking, and horrific.
Kwara governor, who is also the chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), condemned the killing of the monarch as well as the abduction of his wife and two others.