Abducted Ajaokuta Monarch Regains Freedom


The paramount ruler of Elaite, in Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi State, Chief Ahmed Aminu Akwu, who was kidnapped last week Friday, has regained his freedom.

The Ehtu of Elaite was allegedly kidnapped close to his domain, while returning from Adogo, headquaters  of Ajaokuta, on Friday night.

Speaking with The Nation shortly after his release Wednesday in his palace, the monarch expressed gratitude to Allah, the state governor and the people of his domain, for his safe release

He said his abductors who later discovered that he was a traditional ruler, treated him very well.

His Words: “On Friday around 9pm, I was kidnapped, but today around 5pm, I was released without paying any money.

“I thank Allah for bringing me back to my throne, I thank the governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and I thank my community.”

Credit: The Nation