This is a horrifying story, but reports from Ijebu Ode have that the Iyaloja of Ijebuland, Alhaja Sadia Elewuju was murdered on wednesday by unknown gunmen at her residence in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.
According to a report by PM News, the 82 year old was attacked in her residence at about 3pm and hacked to death by the assasins reported to be six in number.
The gunmen macheted their victim, cutting her recklessly. She reportedly died on her way to the hospital.
According to a source in Ijebu Ode, the outspoken Iyaloja was a very influential person who stood her ground on any matter.
“She is always very vocal and fierce in her position on any matter. She has championed many causes for women especially the market women.
The source added that: “She’s very popular in political circles. The house she lived in was given to her by the former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel.”
There has been no word yet as to the identity of the assasins and no motive reported yet.