Thirteen suspects have been arrested over the killing of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State.
The Force spokesperson Olumuyiwa Adejobi made disclosed this on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme.
“Now, we have 13 suspects arrested so far in connection with that incident. And we are sure we are going to get more of these suspects,” Force Spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi.
“We are working with them (suspects) and they are giving us reliable and useful information.
“We are sure and optimistic that we are going to get all of them apprehended and bring them to book,” he said.
Adejobi also said that the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has deployed an Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) to the South-West state to flush our marauders, killing and maiming in the state.
On Monday, gunmen killed two Ekiti monarchs – the Onimojo of Imojo, Oba Olatunde Olusola, and the Elesun of Esun Ekiti, Oba Babatunde Ogunsakin, while the Alara of Ara Ekiti, Oba Adebayo Fatoba, narrowly escaped.
The traditional rulers were returning from a security meeting in Kogi State when they ran into an ambush mounted by the kidnappers who were operating on the highway between Ipao and Oke Ako in the Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State.