Unknown Gunmen have killed the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government area of Ondo state, Oba Israel Adeusi.
A source told Radio Nigeria that Oba Adeusi was shot 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 to Ifon.
The kidnappers were operating generally on the Owo-Benin highway when the monarch unknowingly ran into them.
Radio Nigeria gathered that he was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre in Owo, where he was pronounced dead from gunshot injuries.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Mr Tee Leo lkoro confirmed the incident and explained that search for the gunmen has commenced.