Unknown assailants reportedly killed the Iyaloja-General of Ijebuland, Alhaja Sadiat Elewuju to death.
The deceased, 82, was reportedly attacked by six unidentified men at her residence in Sabo-Molode area of Ijebu-Ode in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of the state at about 3.00pm.
Nigerian Pilot on Saturday reliably gathered that, the attackers inflicted several machete cuts on her and left her in her own pool of blood.
Attempt by some members of her family to rescue her proved abortive as she reportedly died in hospital.
According to a family source, the woman was rushed to three hospitals including Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching hospital and Lagos State Teaching hospital before she gave up the ghost.
When contacted, the Ogun State Command Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed that the suspected assailants machete the woman to death.
”She was attacked by suspected assailants and found in the pool of her blood. Someone informed the Police, we rushed down to the area, and we found mama in the pool of her blood. She was taken to hospital in Sagamu for treatment. She was later referred to another hospital in Lagos, where she was confirmed dead.
“The command will do the needful to make sure we get those culprits apprehended and brought to book.
“The commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, will visit the scene, visit the family, visit Ijebu town so that we will be able to re-strategize and make sure there is proper security in Ijebu-Ode and do proper investigation into the matter. We assure the good people of the state that we are going to get those who perpetrated the act.
“We want to commiserate with the family of the deceased, we want to commiserate with the people of Ijebu-Ode, and the Iyaloja community in Ogun State generally; we want to assure them that the Police would definitely make sure that these culprits are brought to book,” Adejobi said.
Her remains had since been committed to mother earth according to Islamic rites.

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