By Folake Oye
Osun State Council of Obas has expressed shock and sadness over the recent murder of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State
This is contained in a statement signed on behalf of the Osun State Council of Obas by the Elerinmo of Erinmo-Ijesa, Oba Michael Ajayi after their monthly statutory meeting.
The council, which was presided over by the Timi of Ede, Oba Munirudeen Lawal on behalf of the Chairman, Osun State Council of Obas, Ooni of Ife, Oba Eniitan Ogunwusi described the incident as sad, shocking, and condemnable
While commiserating with the families of the departed as well as the Ekiti State government, the council tasked the government to allocate funds to the Amotekun security personnel and equip them with sophisticated weapons to be able to combat crimes.
The Osun monarchs called on the government to do what is necessary to protect the lives of its citizens, stressing that the issue of state security must revisited as a matter of urgency
The council appealed to the government to empower traditional rulers by giving them constitutional roles to support and offer advice on ways to improve security in their communities.
The Osun State Council of Obas also sympathised with the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oyo State Government as well as families of those who lost their lives in the recent explosion at Bodija Estate in Ibadan