Unknown gunmen have attacked the Elewu of Ewu Ekiti, Oba Adetutu Ajayi while travelling between his town (Ewu) and Ayetoro Ekiti.
The Spokesperson for Ekiti state police command, Mr Sunday Abutu confirmed this to newsmen in Ado Ekiti.
Mr Abutu said the monarch who was shot around seven o clock friday night had been taken to an hospital for treatment.
He said the command in conjunction with Amotekun corps, Vigilante and local hunters had combed bushes and forests in the area to Rescue the Royal Father.
He gave an assurance that the perpetrators would be brought to book.
Mr Abutu said that the Command would continue to work with relevant security outfits to reduce crime to bearest minimum in the state.
The PPRO however wished the Elewu of Ewu Ekiti a quick recovery and implored anyone with useful information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrators and other criminal elements in the society to inform the nearest police station or call 08062335577.