Three persons have been abducted by gunmen in Ora, Ayetoro community of Ekiti Local Government of Kwara State.
Reports said the incident happened on Monday when about nine gunmen, four of them wearing masks, stormed the area wielding AK-47 rifles shooting sporadically.
The armed men also reportedly stormed the palace of the traditional ruler in the community, Oba C.O Odeyemi, destroyed his residence and also burgled his wife’s shop, Olori Odeyemi, carting away some items and cash.
When contacted, the spokesman of the state police command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident.
He said, “security operatives working with vigilantes and local hunters, have been deployed to the bush for a possible rescue of the victims.”