Lagos monarch, Oni Iba of Ibaland,Lagos, Oba Goriola Oseni who was recently abducted by unknown gunmen has regained his freedom, following the arrest of the kidnappers’ leader.
According to Fatai Owoseni, the Lagos State Police Commissioner, who confirmed the Lagos Monarch’s release on Saturday night, the leader of the kidnappers had been arrested. Recall that the kidnappers had demanded the sum of five hundred million naira ransom which the Oba’s family members said they could not afford.
Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni,a top traditional ruler in Lagos was abducted 11:30pm on Saturday 16 July 2016.His guard was murdered and his wife shot.
The unknown gunmen, who were suspected to be from Niger Delta, stormed the Lagos monarch’s palace in Iba area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria at approximately 11:30pm on Saturday and took the traditional ruler away, escaping through the waterways.
More details of his freedom soon