Alhaja Saidat Elewuju, the Iyaloja of Ijebu Ode has been shot and hacked by assassins.
It’s is not clear yet why the octogenarian was targeted at her home at about 3pm Wednesday and murdered in cold blood.
The police has released a statement to that effect.
“We got a report from our Ijebu Ode area headquarters that the Iyaloja of Ijebuland, Mrs. Saidat Elewuju, was hacked to death by suspected assassins in her home in the Sabo area of Ijebu Ode.
“Our men were informed and they went there. They found her in a pool of blood.
“She was rushed to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State for medical attention.
“She was later transferred to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, where she died, ” said the PRO Muyiwa Adejobi .
“The command will conduct a proper investigation into the incident and ensure that the culprits are brought to book.
“The command will also put a structure on ground to forestall the recurrence of such incident in the state,” he added.