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Kwara State: Ex Army General, Oba Aremu-Cole Assassinated, Wife, others Kidnapped

Unknown gunmen on Thursday night launched a fatal attack on the palace of Olukoro of Koro in Kwara State, resulting in the tragic death of the traditional ruler, General Segun Aremu (rtd). The assailants also abducted the monarch’s wife along with two other individuals during the night raid in Ekiti local government area.

Details surrounding the incident remain limited at this time, but the Kwara State government has officially confirmed the monarch’s demise and the abduction of his wife and two others. Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has condemned the barbaric act, denouncing it as reckless, shocking, and utterly abominable.

Expressing deep condolences to the people of Koro, Governor AbdulRazaq has vowed to mobilize all necessary resources to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly apprehended and brought to justice. He has urged law enforcement agencies to spare no effort in tracking down the culprits and securing the safe return of those abducted.

In response to the heinous crime, the governor has reassured the community of Koro of the government’s unwavering support during this difficult time, emphasizing solidarity and a commitment to ensuring justice for the victims and their families.


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