JUST IN: Wife of slain Kwara traditional ruler regains freedom


The spouse of the late Olukoro of Koro Ekiti in Kwara State, General Segun Aremu-Cole (retd), along with two others who were abducted, have reportedly been released.

It was reported that they were freed late on Monday.

“The news just received from home confirms that Olori and the girl have been released and have returned to Koro about 30 minutes ago,” the Asiwaju of Koro, Chief Samuel Ayobola told National Pilot

On February 1, 2024, the kidnappers assassinated the monarch as he was getting ready for dinner.

After killing the monarch, the gunmen reportedly attacked the palace at around nine o’clock at night, taking with them his wife and two other people who were inside.

The ransom demand from the kidnappers was lowered from N100 million to N40 million.

Details later…