The Iyaloja of Ijebu Ode, Alhaja Sadia Elewuju has been assassinated. The 82-year old woman was murdered yesterday in her house around 3pm by 6 armed men who stormed her house. They used cutlasses on her severally until they were sure she would not escape death before they fled. She has been described as a woman who fought for market women and always stood her grounds even when matters were tough.
“She is always very vocal and fierce in her position on any matter. She has championed many causes for women especially the market women. 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,” a source in Ijebu Ode said.