Ambode Governor says Oniba of Iba’s kidnappers will be punished

Oba Oseni, was kidnapped by militants on Saturday, July 16, 2016, who demanded for  N500m ransom.

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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

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The Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has said the kidnappers of the Oniba of Iba, Oba Goriola Oseni, will face the full wrath of the law.

Oba Oseni, was kidnapped by militants on Saturday, July 16, 2016, who demanded for  N500m ransom.

Ambode also said the arrest of two suspects connected to the crime, is a warning to criminals to know that there is nowhere to hide in Lagos state.

He said “Permit me to state that the kidnap of an Oba in Yoruba land is a sacrilege and a complete discretion of the cultural values of the yoruba people that must not go unpunished.”

Speaking on the war against militants, the Lagos Governor also said “This operation is yielding desirable results and will continue until those criminal activities are completely stamped out.”

The family of the abducted monarch had earlier alleged that the Lagos state government was doing nothing to secure the monarch’s release.

Oba Goriola Oseni was released on Saturday, August 6, 2016.

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