A first-class monarch, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government area of Ondo State, Oba Israel Adegoke Adeusi has been murdered by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.
Oba Adeusi was killed yesterday at a spot around the Elegbeka axis of the town while returning to his palace from Akure, the state capital.
Confirming the incident to Orange FM, the state Police Public Relations Officer Tee Leo Ikoro said two unidentified individuals were kidnapped on the spot where the monarch was shot.
Ikoro assured residents of the state that the perpetrators would be brought to book in no distant time.
The police image maker said the people must be vigilant and report any suspicious movements around them to the nearest police station for prompt action especially now that the yelutide is around the corner.