Tension is mounting in Ijebu – Ode as all markets are closed following the killing of the Iyaloja of Ijebuland, Alhaja Sadia Elewuju, in her Ijebu – Ode home by people suspected to be assassins.
Alhaja Elewuju was murdered around 3am Thursday when her assailants reportedly invaded her Itorin – Sabo home, Ijebu – Ode, shooting and also matchetting her before disappearing, according to reports by The Nation.
The Nation gathered that neighbours and some family members first rushed her to a nearby private hospital situating along the Ijebu – Ode – Ore expressway but later taken to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital(OOU), Sagamu, where she reportedly died.
The Police in Ijebu – Ode and detectives from the Igbeba Police Area Command have swunged into action to unravel the circumstances and motives behind her gruesome attack.
The Nation tried contacting via phone calls, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, for reaction but there was answer from his end when the phone rang.
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