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Oyebanji vows to rescue kidnapped victims in Ekiti

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The Ekiti State Government called on residents not to despair, as security has been stepped up to rescue victims of kidnappings.

“The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, urged the citizens of the state not to despair over Monday’s kidnapping of some school pupils and their teachers in Emure, Ekiti.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the governor assured that efforts are on to rescue the children and their teachers.”

Oyebanji also described the kidnapping as callous and unacceptable, saying nothing would be spared in the efforts to rescue them.

The Ekiti Government said “security agencies in the state are already on the trail of the abductors with a mandate to bring the pupils and their teachers back safely.

“Governor Oyebanji said security is being stepped up across the state with a view to flushing out criminal elements from their hideouts,” it added.

Biodun Oyebanji was the candidate of APC and current governor of Ekiti State governorship election

“While calling on the citizens to remain calm and vigilant, he urged them to cooperate with security agencies by making available relevant information to the authorities,” he said.

Governor Oyebanji pledged a swift and comprehensive rescue operation to ensure the safe return of the abducted children.

As of the time of filing this report, law enforcement agencies, including the police and relevant security forces, have reportedly been mobilized to address the situation promptly.

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