Gunmen have killed the Oluifon of Ifon, Ondo State, Oba Isreal Adeusi.
According to reports, the king was killed while returning to his town after attending the Council of Obas meeting in Akure, the state capital on Thursday.
The king was shot by hoodlums at Elegbeka, few kilometers from Owo town.
It was also gathered that two persons were kidnapped at the same spot few minutes later.
The king was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, where he eventually died.
The Ondo state Police PRO, Mr. Tee-leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident.