Hoodlums invade Akire’s palace, Osun monarch ferried to safety
suspected hoodlums, on Monday, attacked the palace of Akire of Ikire, Oba Olatunde Falabi, in Osun State and
held the monarch hostage.
The monarch was later ferried to safety by a team of security men, who dislodged the hoodlums.
Hoodlums invade Akire’s palace, As soon as the military vehicle appeared, the mob was pelting stones
at their vehicle without allowing the military personnel to alight from the vehicle.
Their action eventually forced the soldiers to request for re-enforcement.
“A few minutes later, another set of soldiers arrived and chased the mob from the palace and escorted the
monarch out of the place to a safe abode.
“No casualty has been reported while soldiers and other security personnel have taken over streets in the town
and normalcy restored in the community.