Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has reacted to the murder of a first-class Monarch in the state, the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Isreal Adewusi.
Akeredolu stated that the murder of the traditional ruler was an indication that the country was in a serious security crisis.
In a statement issued by the Commissioner of information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, the State Government confirmed the murder of Olufon of Ifon.
It was gathered that Governor Akeredolu has visited the affected area alongside some top government officials to condole with the affected community.
Meanwhile, Akeredolu stated that the security agencies have been directed to fish out the perpetrators of what he decribed as an heinous crime.
He added that the state government shall issue a more detailed statement as dictated by tradition after due consultations with relevant stakeholders in the affected community.
Murder Of Olufon Of Ifon
Akeredolu Reacts To Murder Of Olufon Of Ifon
The Olufon of Ifon, Oba Isreal Adewusi.
You will recall that the Ondo State government had announced measures against crimes given the worrisome spike in crime rate across the State.
Governor Akeredolu charged all security agencies to come out and confront the development adding that every necessary support in terms of both human and logistics aids shall be provided to ensure the safety of residents within the State.
According to him, all commercial motorcycle operators, otherwise known as Okada, are to operate within the hours of 6 am and 6 pm.
Also, all vehicles with unauthorized tinted glasses were banned from plying the roads.