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The President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has condemned the killing of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State, the Onimojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Oba Olatunde Samuel Olusola, and the Elesun of Esun-Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsola.

The President strongly denounces this senseless and brutal violence, assuring that those responsible will not evade justice.

Tinubu condoles with the families and subjects of the traditional rulers, Governor Biodun Oyebanji, and the people of Ekiti State on this deeply agonizing development.

Meanwhile, the President directs the immediate rescue of pupils and teachers kidnapped around Eporo-Ekiti area of the State.

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE

PRESIDENT TINUBU CONDEMNS KILLING OF TRADITIONAL RULERS IN EKITI, DIRECTS IMMEDIATE RESCUE OF KIDNAPPED PUPILS

It is with grief that President Bola Tinubu receives the news of the killing of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State, the Onimojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Oba Olatunde Samuel Olusola, and the Elesun of Esun-Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsola.

President Tinubu condemns this mindless and brutal bloodletting, and pledges that the perpetrators will not escape justice.

The President condoles with the families and subjects of the traditional rulers, Governor Biodun Oyebanji, and the people of Ekiti State on this deeply agonizing development.

In the same vein, the President directs the immediate rescue of pupils and teachers kidnapped around Eporo-Ekiti area of the State.

As security of life and property is the primary responsibility of government, President Tinubu assures Nigerians that the nation’s security architecture is being robustly fortified for better and expected outcomes.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
January 30, 2024

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