Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni
A first class traditional ruler in Lagos, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, the Oniba of Ibaland, has been abducted by gunmen who stormed his palace, killed his guard and shot his wife.
According to PM News, the gunmen, suspected to be from Niger Delta, stormed the monarch’s palace at Iba area of Lagos, around 11:30pm on Saturday and took the monarch away, escaping through the waterways.
Palace source said the gunmen killed Oseni’s guard, a Neighbourhood watch officer and then shot his wife before escaping with the monarch.
When contacted around 00.44am, Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus said she was not aware of the kidnap, but that she would confirm and get back to a reporter.
Oba Oseni is the father of a former Iba Local Council Development, LCDA, Chairman, Mrs. Ramota Oseni-Adeyeri.