Gunmen have abducted a first class traditional ruler in Lagos, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, the Oniba of Ibaland. In the process they killed his guard and shot his wife.
The gunmen suspected to be from Niger Delta, stormed the monarch's palace at around 11:30pm on Saturday and took the monarch away, escaping through the waterways.
A Palace source said the gunmen killed Oseni's guard, a neighbourhood Watch officer and shot his wife before escaping with the monarch.
Oba Oseni is also the father of a former Iba Local Council Development, LCDA, Chairman, Mrs. Ramota Oseni-Adeyeri.