Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have kidnapped the Eleda of Eda-Ile in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Oba Benjamin Omotayo.
It was gathered that the monarch was kidnapped on Friday night whereas engaged on his farm locally.
He was stated to have been seized within the presence of his spouse.
This occurred barely two months after the Obaadu of Ilemeso-Ekiti, in Oye native authorities space, Oba David Oyewumi, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen and likewise the Elewu of Ewu-Ekiti, Oba Adetutu Ajayi, was shot.
The Commander of the Ekiti State Security Network referred to as Amotekun, Brigadier General Joe Komolafe(retd.), confirmed the kidnapping, including that each one the safety outfits in Ekiti, together with police, troopers, Amotekun corps, native hunters and Vigilance teams, are already within the forests looking for the monarch.