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Mentally challenged man stabs king to death in Ekiti.


A monarch in Ekiti State, Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin, who is the Olowa of Odo Oro Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area, has been killed in his palace. .
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The incident, according to a source in the town, occurred early on Monday when a man suspected to be mentally deranged entered the palace and murdered the monarch. .
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The monarch’s death led to a violent protest in the town as youths trooped out to show their grievances over the gory incident. .
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The man was said to have escaped into the bush after committing the crime and now being trailed by youths and security agencies.
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The assailant is from the same royal family as the slain traditional ruler. He was earlier seen before, a council meeting, today, sitting on the throne and was chased away.
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The monarch was stabbed by the assailant while he was attempting to enter his vehicle after the council meeting.

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