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In Ondo Police confirms the abduction of monarch by gunmen

The monarch was kidnapped at a location where a former Regent of Akungba-Akoko was taken two years ago.

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Oba Joel Sunday Daodu.

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Suspected gunmen in Ondo State, Nigeria have kidnapped a traditional ruler, Oba Joel Sunday Daodu, the Oniyani of Iyani Akoko.

Femi Joseph, the Ondo State Police Command  Public Relations Officer (P.R.O) confirmed the incident in an interview with Channels Television News.

According to reports, Daudu was abducted on Ikare-Owo road located around Ose Oba Akoko where a former Regent of Akungba-Akoko was also taken two years ago.

The police P.R.O however expressed a firm belief that the traditional ruler would be rescued from his captors as the force is already on their trail.

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Segun Ajiboye, an aide to the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has also expressed concern over the kidnapping of the monarch according to a Daily Post News report.

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