Buhari blows hot over killing of Imo traditional ruler, orders investigation

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The President directs security agencies in the State to thoroughly investigate the dastardly act and ensure that the perpetrators face the full wrath of the law,” presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu said …”

*Photo: Buhari*

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the heinous killing of Eze Ignitus Asor, the traditional ruler of the Obudi-Agwa community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, and others.

“The President directs security agencies in the State to thoroughly investigate the dastardly act and ensure that the perpetrators face the full wrath of the law,” presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu said on Tuesday in a statement.

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He added that “While commiserating with family, friends, the Obudi-Agwa community, as well as all those affected by the attacks, the President prays for the speedy recovery of those injured.

“President Buhari acknowledges the spirited efforts by the Imo State Government at improving the security situation and encourages all Imo residents and citizens to robustly support the collective efforts of state actors and members of the local community to keep everyone safe.”

The traditional ruler was killed in the early hours of  Monday by gunmen who stormed the palace and shot him and two other people around him.

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