Osun - A traditional ruler, the Alase of Ilase-Ijesa in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State, Adesina Alobijuwon, was allegedly set ablaze by arsonists, Vanguard reports.
The traditional ruler was allegedly attacked by some irate youths at about 8.00pm inside his palace. He eventually died when the palace was set ablaze by the arsonists.
Speaking on the incident, a traditional chief in the town, Oluwagbemiga Oke, said that the house in which the ruler was living, donated to the town by a prominent native of the land, got razed down shortly after some unknown people visited the ruler.
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