Suspected herdsmen, has killed two traditional rulers in Ekiti State.
According to report, the incident happened between Oke-Ako and Ipao-Ekiti in Ajoni Local Government Area of the state.
The duo – Onimojo of Imojo Ekiti in Oye Local Government Area and Elesun of Esun Ekiti in Ajoni, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, were attacked by the gunmen while retuning from a meeting.
A source, Oodua News, reported that one of the monarch, Alara of Ara in Ikole LG, narrowly escaped as the assailants attempted to forcefully take the monarchs away.
“They were travelling together. The armed herdsmen stopped them and rained bullets on them. They took their personal belongings and dragged their bodies into the bush,” Oodua News quoted a source as saying.
Following the incident some residents in the area have been compelled to evacuate.