President Buhari condemns killing of Imo Traditional ruler, calls for probe

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

Tontrends had earlier reported that hoodlums invaded the community, killing the traditional ruler and two other residents on Monday, November 14. The suspects were said to have come in four vehicles and two motorcycles that also had a female accomplice that completed the task with them. They disguised themselves as people in distress, entered the palace of the monarch before carrying out the attack.

In a statement released by his media aide, Garba Shehu, the President expressed sadness over the incident and said he has directed security agencies in the state to investigate the dastardly act and ensure that the perpetrators face the full wrath of the law.

Commiserating with family, friends, the Obudi-Agwa community, as well as all those affected by the attacks, the President prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured.

He also acknowledged 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.

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