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Abducted Ondo Traditional Ruler Regains Freedom

The abducted Ondo State monarch, Oba Sunday Daodu, Oniya of Iyani, has regained his freedom, He returned home on Tuesday after four days in captivity.

The monarch arrived his palace at exactly 8pm in company of his two colleagues, Olubaram of Ibaram, Oba Olusegun Atibioke and the Owa of Ogbagi-Akoko, Oba Victor Olasehinde.

Youth, elders and women danced round the town to thank God for safe arrival of their monarch.

The 2 traditional rulers urged the state government to provide adequate security for royal fathers.

The state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), congratulated Oba Daodu on his safe return home.

Akeredolu, who hailed security agencies for their efforts in ensuring the release of the monarch, said his administration is determined to make the state unsafe for criminally-minded people.

No information yet on whether the monarch's family paid the ransom or not.