Tinubu Condemns Killing of Traditional Rulers in Ekiti

Tinubu Condemns Killing of Traditional Rulers in Ekiti

…. Orders Swift Rescue of Kidnapped Pupils

President Bola Tinubu has expressed deep sorrow over the tragic killing of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State, namely, the Onimojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Oba Olatunde Samuel Olusola, and the Elesun of Esun-Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsola. In a strongly-worded statement, President Tinubu condemns the senseless violence and ensures that those responsible for this brutal act will face justice.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, in a press statement conveyed the government’s commitment to swift action and justice underscores the gravity of the situation and the resolve to bring perpetrators to account.

The President extends heartfelt condolences to the families and subjects of the deceased traditional rulers, as well as Governor Biodun Oyebanji and the entire Ekiti State community, expressing solidarity during this painful period.

In addition to addressing the tragic loss, President Tinubu has directed the immediate rescue of pupils and teachers who were kidnapped around the Eporo-Ekiti area. Emphasizing the paramount role of government in ensuring the security of lives and property, the President reassures Nigerians that the nation’s security architecture is undergoing robust fortification to yield improved and expected outcomes.

As the nation mourns the loss of revered traditional rulers, the call for urgent action in rescuing kidnapped pupils and teachers remains a top priority, reflecting the government’s unwavering dedication to the safety and well-being of its citizens. Further developments will be closely monitored and reported.

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