Orders Swift Action by Security Agencies After Ambush Claims Lives of Two Traditional Rulers in Ekiti State

Orders Swift Action by Security Agencies After Ambush Claims Lives of Two Traditional Rulers in Ekiti State

Ekiti State Governor Takes Swift Action Following Tragic Ambush:

In response to the shocking ambush that claimed the lives of two traditional rulers in Oke-Ako, Ikole Local Government Area, Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has issued directives to security agencies for the immediate apprehension of the perpetrators.

Governor Denounces Heinous Act and Promises Full Investigation:

Governor Oyebanji strongly condemned the heinous act and reassured the people of Ekiti State that the government would spare no effort in uncovering the truth behind the incident.

The victims, identified as the Onimojo of Imojo Ekiti and the Elesun of Esun Ekiti, were ambushed by armed men while returning from a meeting. A third traditional ruler, the Alara of Ara-Ekiti, managed to escape the attack.

Security Agents Deployed to Apprehend Perpetrators:

In a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode, Governor Oyebanji confirmed the deployment of security agents to the affected area.

The governor, who chaired a state security council meeting just an hour before the incident, emphasized that all necessary measures would be taken to ensure the culprits face justice.

Condolences Extended to Grieving Communities:

The governor conveyed heartfelt condolences from the government and the people of Ekiti State to the communities of Imojo Ekiti and Esun Ekiti.

Expressing sorrow over the tragic incident, he appealed to residents to maintain calm and refrain from vigilantism, assuring them of the government’s commitment to justice.

Governor Emphasizes Vigilance and Support for Security Agencies:

Governor Oyebanji stressed the importance of vigilance and steadfastness among security agencies in Ekiti State.

While reaffirming his dedication to safeguarding lives and properties, he pledged ongoing support for law enforcement efforts.

The governor reiterated his administration’s commitment to leveraging technology for crime prevention and detection, ensuring security agencies receive necessary resources for effective duty execution.

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