The peace of ancient town of Ikun in Akoko southwest local was on Thursday truncated as youths of the town protested against what they called nonchalant attitude of the monarch of the town to the incessant premature deaths of promising sons and daughters of Ikun Akoko in positions of authority.
Positive fm gathered that the youths carried leaves, palm leaves, placards with various inscriptions to express their displeasure about the tragedy befalling their town.
They alleged that the onikun of Ikun oba olokunbola Adedoyin had failed to carry out traditional rites which could off calamities in the town just as his forefathers did.
The irate youths stormed the obas palace with palm leaves and also tourched the only petrol station in the town owned by the monarch.
When Contacted, Oba Olokunbola Adedoyin, a retired customs officer who ascended the throne nineteen years ago said he had been trying his best to attract development to the town since he became the onikun of Ikun.
The traditional ruler narrated his ordeals in the hands of the irate youths who came to his palace threatening to kill him and his son before they attacked his petrol station where an attendant was matcheted and three generators valued at 1 .5 million naira were vandalized.
He described himself as a prayer warrior saying he had been praying for Ikun Akoko.
Meanwhile, Police in the town have confirmed the arrest of some persons in connection with the incident and would be arraigned in court.