In a somber response to the tragic events unfolding in Ekiti State, President Bola Tinubu has expressed profound grief over the killing of two esteemed traditional rulers. The victims, the Onimojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Oba Olatunde Samuel Olusola, and the Elesun of Esun-Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsola, fell victim to a senseless and brutal act that has shocked the nation.
President Tinubu vehemently condemns this mindless bloodletting and assures the public that the perpetrators will face the full force of justice. In a statement issued through Ajuri Ngelale, his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, the President extended heartfelt condolences to the families and subjects of the slain traditional rulers. He also conveyed his sympathies to Governor Biodun Oyebanji and the entire Ekiti State community.
In a swift and decisive move, President Tinubu has directed the immediate rescue of pupils and teachers who were kidnapped in the Eporo-Ekiti area. Recognizing the paramount importance of security to the well-being of the citizens, the President assured Nigerians that the country’s security architecture is undergoing robust fortification to yield improved and anticipated outcomes.
As the nation grapples with these disturbing events, President Tinubu remains committed to upholding the sanctity of life and protecting the citizens from harm. The government’s resolute stance against insecurity is underscored by the ongoing efforts to enhance the nation’s security apparatus for a safer and more secure Nigeria.