The girl chief of the Koro ward of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti Native Authorities Space of Kwara State, Mrs Olomi Sunday, was killed throughout a rescue effort by the native vigilante.
Late Olomi was among the many three ward girls leaders and others that had been kidnapped from an 18-seater passenger bus whereas getting back from the inauguration of the state government of the APC held on the Kwara State Banquet Corridor final week.
The Transition Implementation Committee (TIC) Chairman of Ekiti Native Authorities, Hon Kayode Bayode and the lawmaker representing the council on the State Home of Meeting, Hon Ganiyu Gabriel Afolarin confirmed the incident in separate chats with Each day Belief on Sunday.
In response to the TIC chairman, who gave the title of the opposite two ward girls leaders as Mrs Reachel Alasi (Obbo Ayegunle ward) and Mrs Yemisi Oloke Oni (Eruku ward), the deceased was killed throughout an trade of gunfire with the abductors.
“The (N20m) ransom had been ready however our vigilantes insisted that they wish to go and rescue the victims. Sadly, we misplaced Mrs Olomi Sunday through the gun battle. The lads additionally sustained accidents and certainly one of them is in a severe situation from the gunshots suffered within the course of. I’m on the hospital now within the council the place they had been taken for therapy”, he stated.
Additionally talking, Hon Ganiyu Gabriel Afolarin stated: “Sure, we misplaced the girl chief of Eruku ward (Mrs Olomi Sunday) throughout an trade of gunfire between the abductors and our native vigilantes. I’m a part of the delegation to pay the deceased household condolence go to. Nevertheless, the opposite 5 victims had been rescued and no ransom was paid on the finish of the day,”