Oba Adebayo Abdumumini Orisagbemi of Ayede Ekiti in Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, is receiving treatment at a secret hospital right now.
That was after some gunmen shot at his car in the evening of Sunday, 27 February, 2022.
He was attacked along Isan, Ayede road at Oye Local Government Area of the state when the assailants came.
This was confirmed by Sunday Abutu, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State.
In his words: “Despite the rigorous joint patrol, raiding of blackspots and combing of bushes/forests comprising the Amotekun Corps, vigilante groups, local hunters, chiefs, drivers union, motorcycle riders, farmers and other stakeholders carried out simultaneously on Sunday across the 16 local governments areas of the state.
Some unknown gunmen mischievously defiled the operation, came out and attacked the Ata of Ayede Ekiti, Oba Adebayo Abdumumini Orisagbemi while he was on transit between Isan Ekiti and Ayede Ekiti at about 1900 hours.
“The operation was aimed at dislodging and apprehending the miscreants in their hideouts as directed by the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police.
“The Commissioner of Police, while assuring the general public that the perpetrators will be brought to book, has pledged that the Police Command shall continue to work with relevant security outfits, ministries, stakeholders, and organizations to ensure that criminality is brought to zero across the state.
“The spirit of officers of the Command and other supporting agencies and groups still remain high as the operation still continues indefinitely to stamp out the bandits.”