Rotimi Akeredolu
Rotimi Akeredolu

Gunmen kidnap Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff’s wife

NEWS DIGEST – Gunmen have kidnapped the wife of the Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Mr Olugbenga Ale.

The Punch gathered that Mrs Ale was kidnapped alongside her driver and one other person along Ondo-Akure Expressway at the Owen area of Idanre Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident.

Meanwhile, the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has ordered the security agencies to fish out the killers of the first-class monarch.

Akeredolu, who visited the affected area where the monarch was killed in the company of top government functionaries, described the incident as a sad occurrence.

He said, “The security agencies, especially the Nigeria Police, have already been directed to fish out the perpetrators of this heinous crime.

“On our part as a government, we shall give whatever it takes to unravel this; these criminals who have wrought this sad day on our state shall not go unpunished.”