The Onojie of Ewatto community in Esan South East local government of Edo state, His Royal Highness Ikhumhen 11, left in a shock as unknown gunmen abducted his beloved wife alongside his daughter.
However, it was reported that Queen Florence Ikhumhen was abducted with her daughter at her Bénin City residence on Sunday night.
The gunmen were said to have shot into the air repeatedly before kidnapping the Queen. It was also reported that the Queen and her daughter were taken away in a speed boat through the Ikpoba River.
The sad incident has been reported at the Ikpoba Hill police station.
Spokesman for the Edo police command, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the incident said that investigation was ongoing.
Queen Ikhumhen just retired as the Principal of Itohan Grammar School, Benin city.