The Ondo State Government has confirmed the killing of the Oluifon , Oba Adegoke Adeusi by unknown gunmen.

The monarch was killed on Thursday around Elegbeka, Owo-Ifon road in Ondo state while returning from the meeting of council of Obas.

The government, in a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, described the incident as unfortunate .

The government noted that the incident has, again, confirmed that the country is indeed, in a serious security crisis beyond the ordinary.

In the meantime, Governor Akeredolu has directed  security agencies, especially the Nigeria Police, to fish out the perpetrators of this heinous crime.

He said the government will do whatever it takes to unravel these criminals.

Also confirming the killing,  the Ondo police Image maker Tee Leo-Ikoro  explained that a high-level search party has begun in the area to ensure that the perpetrators are arrested and brought to book.