Gunmen has killed a traditional ruler in Kwara State, Olukoro of Koro, Oba Segun Aremu.
The monarch was reportedly shot dead in his palace on Thursday night by some unknown gunmen, who also whisked away his wife and two others.
In a swift response, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has condemned the killing of Olukoro of Koro, describing the ugly incident as reckless, shocking, and abominable.
The Governor in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, charged the security agencies not to spare any resources to track down the perpetrators, free the spouse and others taken away, and bring them to book.
“We will certainly get the perpetrators and ensure that this is their last crime against humanity,” the Governor said, adding: “My profound condolences go to the people of Koro. Our hearts are broken, and we stand by them at this time and always.”