Ondo Monarch shot dead 


Ondo Monarch shot dead 

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, shot dead a frontline traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon town in Ose Local Government Area (LGA), Oba Israel Adeusi, at Elegbeka area, along Benin-Owo-Akure Expresswa, on Thursday, November 26, 2020.

It was gathered that the first class monarch was returning to Ifon from Akure yesterday evening where he attended a meeting of Obas’.

The traditional ruler ran into the kidnappers who laid ambush on the highway. On sighting the vehicle conveying the monarch, the bandits were said to have opened fire on it.

A source at the Federal Medical Centre told our correspondent that the monarch died at the hospital to where he was taken after the attack.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, said he had not been briefed on the matter.

Ikoro, however, promised to make details available as soon as it got to him.




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