Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja
Gunmen have assassinated the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Isreal Adeusi, within the Ose Native Authorities Space of Ondo State.
A relative of the monarch confirmed this to The PUNCH on Thursday.
Adeusi was stated to be on his method from a gathering in Akure in his official automotive round 4 pm when he was accosted by gunmen and shot.
Preliminary reviews point out that nobody else was attacked within the automotive and no merchandise was stolen.
His corpse, it was learnt, had been conveyed to the Federal Medical Centre.
Talking with The PUNCH, a relative stated, “He was in his official automotive which had his customised quantity plate. He drove to Akure for a gathering. However on his method again, on attending to a tough highway alongside Elegbeka, he was accosted by gunmen and shot.
“It was clearly an assassination as a result of nothing was stolen from the automobile and the opposite two occupants of the automobile weren’t harmed.”
Adeusi ascended the throne about 23 years in the past and was in his 60s