Friday, 22 November 2013
Monarch burnt to death after arsonists set palace ablaze
The Alase of Ilase-Ijesa, Oba Adesina Anibijuwon, was burnt to death inside his palace around 8pm Wednesday though there are reports that he was strangled before his home was set on fire.
Residents of the community claim the late Oba, who had been blind for nine years, was attacked by suspected members of Odua People’s Congress who invaded the palace that night in a Mazda 323 car which they later set ablaze.
The charred remains of the late Oba Anibijuwon was taken to the mortuary at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital in Osogbo. The police is investigating his death.