Gunmen kill Kwara monarch and abduct his wife along with two others.

Gunmen kill Kwara monarch and abduct his wife

In a tragic development, General Segun Aremu (rtd), the Olukoro of Koro in Ekiti local government area of Kwara State, was brutally murdered by daredevil gunmen.

The yet-to-identified gunmen stormed the palace on Thursday night, February 2, killed the monarch and abducted his wife and two others.

Confirming the tragedy, the state government released a statement through the chief press secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye.

The statement reads;

“Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has condemned the killing of Olukoro of Koro in Ekiti Local Government, HRH retd General 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. The governor condemned the development, which he said was reckless, shocking, and abominable. He 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. My profound condolences go to the people of Koro. Our hearts are broken, and we stand by them at this time and always.”

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