Suspected kidnappers have reportedly killed a first class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of lfon in Ose council area of the state, Oba lsreal Adewusi.
It was learnt gathered that the monarch attended the monthly meeting of the state council of Obs in Akure and was on his way back when he was attacked.
The suspected kidnappers suddenly emerged from the bush along the highway at Elegbeka area and opened fire on his vehicle.
The monarch was reportedly hit by some of the bullets rained at his vehicle.
He was later rushed to the Federal Medical Centre in Owo where he died according to information available to this medium.
Meanwhile, the murder of the monarch was coming few hours after the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, visited the state.
IGP Adamu has visited to access the extent of destruction and looting of police stations during the #EndSARS protest.
The protest saw some 46 police station destroyed across the country, according to reports.