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Ondo monarch shot dead

Ondo monarch shot dead
November 26
21:16 2020

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

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

He said Adeusi was on his way from a meeting of monarchs in Akure, the state capital, when he was attacked.

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.

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The news of the monarch’s death broke hours after report of an attack on a branch of a commercial bank in Ode-Irele, headquarters of Irele local government area of Ondo.

The gunmen invaded the bank around 4:10pm and started shooting sporadically.

According to a witness, the robbery operation lasted for over 50 minutes without any interruption from security agents.

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The source said one person was killed in the attack.

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