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Unknown gunmen on Monday morning abducted the traditional ruler of Ikuru town in the Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, His Royal Majesty, Aaron Ikuru, at his residence.
Reports have it that the monarch was picked Monday morning from his residence during a meeting. The said kidnappers were also said to have abducted some boat travelers who were heading to Port Harcourt the same Monday.
This was after a lecturer with the University of Port Harcourt, Dr. Jones Ayauwu, of the Department of Linguistics and Communications, who was returning to Port Harcourt who also hails Andoni was also whisked away by bandits, Sunday evening while traveling to Port Harcourt.
Mr. Maurice Ikuru, who is the monarch’s palace spokesperson, disclosed that his principal was kidnapped Monday morning around Yes, 9 am. This was just as bandits also attacked three journalists with the Rivers State Television Authority, RSTV, and Carter away their camera and phones.
The incidents happened on Sunday around Bori in the Khana Local Government Area of the state. It was learned that the RSTV victims were returning to Port Harcourt from a function in Andoni LGA when the hoodlums attacked.
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