Kayode Fayemi, the Executive Governor of Ekiti State has paid a condolence visit to the families of two farmers killed by suspected herdsmen on Friday.
It was reported that the barbaric killing of the farmers generated anger among the residents of Isaba Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of the state who staged a protest that affected vehicular and commercial activities within the community.
Governor Fayemi who visited the community this morning promised that the government will bring all the criminals involved to book.
“Yesterday, two of our farmers from Isaba Ekiti, Mr Toyin Akeju known locally as Jisoro and Mr Yusuf Onuche were found dead on the farms with wounds from gun shots suspected to have been fired by Bororo herdsmen. This, understandably, generated a lot of anger in the community.
This morning I visited the families of the deceased in the community. In offering commiserations of the government and all our people, I reassured them that we will get to the bottom of this sad occurrence and bring all the criminals involved to book”. He stated in a series of tweets on Twitter.
“This is one killing too many and we must do all we can to protect all citizens. May the souls of the departed rest in peace. Amen.” He added.