By Temitope Adedeji, Akure
Five persons travelling in a Lexus 330 Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) on Friday evening, were abducted while another was killed between Ewu-Ekiti and Ayetoro-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
The passengers were said to be guests at an occasion in the town and were returning to their destinations after the event before they were ambushed by some unknown gunmen believed to be Fulani herder.
Western Post cannot ascertain the identity of the victims as at the time of filing this report.
Our correspondent gathered that the abducted persons were whisked away to the forest, while the SUV with registration number: LAGOS- KRD 264 GV was parked facing the bush.
The corpse o the victim was left in the vehicle.
On April 10, 2021, a traditional ruler of Ewu-Ekiti, Oba Adetutu Ajayi, was shot by bandits in Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti of the state.
Also on June 10, 2021, two hotel workers in Ayetoro-Ekiti were kidnapped while the hotel’s security guard, who was inflicted with machete cuts is still recuperating at an undisclosed hospital in the state.