According to the report, “the hoodlums fired gunshots and made attempts to snuff lives out of the above mentioned people but it was miraculous as the victims escaped death in the hands of the assailants.

Some of the residents advised Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to immediately intervene and suspend the process of selecting new monarch for Ipele to douse the tension, adding that since the issue was a subject of litigation in Court.

Some other indigenes of the town such as Chief Olumide Olowoshile who is Oloko of Oko quarter of Ipele caution the Ondo state government from going on with the process for now.

He also urged the government to suspend the selection process and call on all KINGMAKERS to a meeting for a reconciliation meeting before anything should be done concerning the Olupele of Ipele Ipele Chieftaincy tussle.