A traditional ruler in Akure North local Government Area of Ondo State, the Iresi of Osi, David Olajide on Tuesday afternoon escaped from suspected herdsmen who attempted to kidnap him along Akure-Owo highway near Akure Airport, enroute his community.
Osi community is less than two kilometres to Akure airport.
The abductors adopted the same tactics they used to abduct a mother and her step-son on Sunday evening
The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday has however arrested a herdsman, who is said to be among a team of kidnappers that attempted to abduct the monarch of Osi town.
The attempt to abduct the monarch was unsuccessful as he escaped from the scene by confronting the abductors.
Police spokesperson, Femi Joseph, said the suspect is being investigated