Unknown gunmen on Thursday assassinated the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Isreal Adeusi.
The traditional ruler was on Thursday evening shot along Benin-Owo-Akure highway at Elegbeka of Ose Local Government.
News Hub Mag! gathered that the monarch was returning to Ifon from Akure, the state capital, where he had gone to attend a meeting.
The monarch was said to have been rushed to Federal Medical Centre, Owo where he gave up the ghost.