President Bola Tinubu expresses deep grief and condemnation 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 response to this mindless and brutal act, President Tinubu pledges that the perpetrators will face justice.
The president extends condolences to the families and subjects of the traditional rulers, as well as Governor Biodun Oyebanji and the people of Ekiti State, acknowledging the profound impact of this agonizing development.
President Tinubu goes further to direct immediate action for the rescue of kidnapped pupils and teachers in the Eporo-Ekiti area of the state. Recognizing the paramount role of government in ensuring the security of life and property, he assures Nigerians that the nation’s security architecture is undergoing robust reinforcement to achieve better and more effective outcomes.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, issues this statement, emphasizing the urgency and gravity of the situation. The president’s swift response underscores a commitment to justice for the slain traditional rulers and a determination to ensure the safety of the kidnapped pupils and teachers.