Tinubu says killers of Ekiti monarchs will not go unpunished , directs rescue of kidnapped pupils and teachers

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President Bola Tinubu has condemned the killing of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State by gunmen on Monday, saying those responsible will not escape justice.

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Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President, (Media & Publicity) stated this in a press release on Tuesday, just as he said Tinubu has ordered the immediate rescue of pupils and teachers kidnapped on Monday, also in Ekiti State.

Ngelale said “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.

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“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.”

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