- Ekiti state may soon begin to sentence cultists to death according to Governor Fayose
- The governor announced that a bill to provide death sentence for cultists has been submitted to the state assembly
- The decision came after two students of the state university were murdered at the school gate within a week
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has announced that the state may soon provide death sentence for cultists as a bill to that effect has been sent to the House of Assembly.
NAIJ.com gathers that the governor made the announcement on Wednesday after two students of the Ekiti State University (EKSU) were murdered outside the school gate within the spate of one week by men suspected to be cult members.
Fayose took to his Twitter page on Wednesday morning to announce that the process to provide death sentence for cultism related offence has started.
The governor also announced a reward of N1 million for anyone who could provide information that will lead to the arrest of those responsible for the deaths of the two students.
The governor tweeted: "Owing to killings of two EKSU students by cultists, Bill to provide for death sentence for cultists has been sent to the House of Assembly.
"Anything that will prevent us from living peacefully in our state will be confronted with everything that we have.
"Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the cultists responsible for the murder of two students of EKSU will be given N1m."
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that Governor Fayose is allegedly planning to retrench a total of 3,500 workers from the state’s civil service, the Concerned Ekiti Patriots (CEP) has alleged.
The CEP warned the governor to immediately jettison the idea to avoid facing the wrath of the people of the state.
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