News reaching BlackBox Nigeria at this moment confirms the safe return of the king, Oba Goriola Oseni, to his palace after twenty days in the kidnappers den.
A native of the town, who prefers anonymity told BBN, “This is goodnews to all of us Kabiyesi Oniba has been released after 20 days.We thank God.The release is confirmed! Thank you all”
The sad event that occurred on the 16th of July, 2016 will surely be a gory memory for members of Iba community in Ojo side of Lagos State when unknown gunmen suspected to be Niger Delta militants abducted the paramount ruler of the town.
As at the time of filing this report, the details of his return is unknown, either it was a Police rescue or payment of ransom took place before his release.
The Commissioner if Police, Lagos State Command, Fatai Owoseni have also confirmed the return of the monarch.
The traditional ruler was released about forty-five ago and one of the kingpins of the kidnappers popularly known as General Duba was arrested while the manhunt for other fleeing members of the kidnap gang continues.