Ondo Monarch, Olufon Of Ifon Reportedly Shot Dead by Gunmen

Isreal Adeusi, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government area of Ondo state, has been shot dead.

Tee-Leo Ikoro, police public relations officer in Ondo, confirmed the tragic incident.

That the traditional ruler was returning to Ifon from Akure the state capital after a meeting of the council of obas, on Thursday, when he ran into a barricade set up by the kidnappers along Elegbeka area.

He was said to have been shot at Elegbeka, a few kilometers from Owo town, and later rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Owo, where he died.

According to report, the state governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, hurriedly paid the monarch a visit at the hospital after he was informed of the tragic incident.

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