Tinubu condemns Ekiti killings, directs rescue of kidnapped pupils

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday condemned the killing of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State.

Credible news reports that the traditional rulers include Onimojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Oba Olatunde Samuel Olusola, and the Elesun of Esun-Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsola.

A statement by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, disclosed that Tinubu condemned the mindless and brutal bloodletting, and pledged that the perpetrators would not escape justice.

The President condoled with the families and subjects of the traditional rulers, Gov. Biodun Oyebanji, and the people of Ekiti State on this deeply agonising development.

 

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In the same vein, Tinubu directed the immediate rescue of pupils and teachers of a private nursery and primary school in Emure Ekiti kidnapped around Eporo-Ekiti area of the State.

He stated that security of life and property is the primary responsibility of government, assuring Nigerians that the nation’s security architecture is being robustly fortified for better and expected outcomes.

Recall that on Monday, two of three Ekiti traditional rulers returning from a meeting in Irele-Ekiti were accosted and gunned down.

Also, gunmen on Monday evening abducted six pupils and three teachers of a private school and their bus driver at Eporo-Ekiti.

 

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