Unknown Gunmen have killed the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government area of Ondo state, Oba Isreal Adeusi few kilometres to his domain.
Oba Adeusi was shot dead while returning to his town after attending the Council of Obas’ monthly meeting in Akure, the state capital.
The First Class monarch was shot dead by the gunmen at Elegbeka, few kilometers from Owo and Ifon.
Reports had it that the monarch was hit by some of the bullets rained at his vehicle.
Another source said that the kidnappers flagged down the monarch vehicle on the highway but the driver who suspected foul play attempted to escape and they rained bullets on the vehicle.
The source said that the kidnappers were operating generally on the highway and the monarch unknowingly ran into them
SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that he was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre in Owo, where he joined his ancestors through gunshot injuries.
It was gathered that the gunmen were on the Benin-Owo highway to kidnap travellers on the route.
When contacted, the spokesperson of the state police command Tee Leo lkoro confirmed the incident and explained that a high-levelled search party has begun in the area to ensure that the perpetrators were caught and brought to book