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Buhari condemns killing of traditional ruler in Imo

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

In a statement, 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.

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.

Signed by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, President Buhari acknowledges the spirited efforts by the Imo State Government at improving the security situation.

He encourages Imo residents and citizens to robustly support the collective efforts of state actors and members of the local community to keep everyone safe.

Gunmen, had on Monday invaded the palace of the traditional ruler of Obudi Agwa, Eze Asor, killing him and two of his guests.

Writing by Abdallah Bello; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade and Annabel Nwachukwu