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Panic as gunmen abduct Lagos traditional ruler

Panic as gunmen abduct Lagos traditional ruler

The Baale of Shangisha, Ketu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Chief Mutiu Ogundare has been kidnapped by gunmen. gathered that the Baale was abducted around 9 am on Wednesday.

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He was said to be in a vehicle with another person when three gunmen intercepted the vehicle and ordered the other man to alight from the vehicle and whisked him away.

A source confided in newsmen that Ogundare was kidnapped on CMD Road,  Ketu on Wednesday morning.

The whereabouts of the Baale is still unknown as at press time.

Efforts to get the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO,  Famous Cole to confirm the kidnap proved abortive as calls made to his mobile phone were not picked. reports that there had been a dispute over the Obaship stool at Shangisha of which Ogundare is one of the contestants. reports that the Baale’s abduction is coming at a time when several other kidnap cases are yet to be resolved by the police.

Neither the police nor the Lagos State Government has issued any official statement as regards the development as at press time.


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