Yuletide: Ogun Govt Vows To Rid Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Of Kidnappers, Other Criminals - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, November 11, 2022

Yuletide: Ogun Govt Vows To Rid Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Of Kidnappers, Other Criminals

The Ogun State government has assured the residents in the state as well as travelers plying on high  roads within it of adequate security before, during and after the Yuletide period.

Governor Dapo Abiodun in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary , Kunle Somorin, on Friday, said that  government would intensify efforts by giving more support to the security agencies to rid the Ogun State corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway of kidnappers and other armed gangs. 

Also Commissioner of Police in the state, Lanre Bankole, after a security meeting with the governor, disclosed that the security agencies had put in place adequate arrangements in terms of manpower and equipment to confront any security challenge in any part of the state during and after the festivities.

The CP, according to Somorin, declared: "We are battle ready to deal with any breakdown of law and order in any part of the state. Our men have been put in high alert and I can assure the people of this state that their security is guaranteed.

"For those hoodlums still operating in the state, I have have bad message for them. We are going to give it to them hot. We are going to make Ogun State unattractive to them. They will have no safe haven in any part of this state, that I can assure them".

The statement concluded that the meeting which  was convened to discuss current security issues affecting the state with a view to putting appropriate measures to ensure the safety of lives and property of indigenes and residents alike, was attended by the heads of security agencies in the state.

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