The Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government area of Ondo state, Israel Adeusihas been shot dead.
Police public relations officer in Ondo, Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the tragic incident on Thursday.
He said Adeusi was on his way from a meeting in Akure, the state capital, when he was attacked.
It was gathered that the monarch was returning from a meeting of the council of obas when the tragic incident occurred.
According to a witness, the robbery operation lasted for over 50 minutes without any interruption from security agents.