Insecurity:Ogun Assembly Passes Resolution Calling For Immediate Procurement Of Tracking Equipment - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, February 29, 2024

Insecurity:Ogun Assembly Passes Resolution Calling For Immediate Procurement Of Tracking Equipment

Ogun State House of Assembly has expressed concern over incessant cases of kidnapping, murder and ritual killings in some parts of the State, calling on the State Government to urgently provide every necessary instrument to assist security operatives in tightening the security network across the State.

The house on Thursday during its plenary at the assembly's complex in Oke-Mosan Abeokuta, passed a resolution calling for immediate procurement of tracking equipments for security agencies to track criminals in the state and reduce crime rate 

Opening debate on the motion leading to the passage of the resolution, Hon. Adegoke Adeyanju explained that there was a need for Government to bring together stakeholders in security management including the Security Trust Fund and the private sector in procuring 'Autel Drone Robotics Evo Max 4T' meant for tracking criminals so as to nip the menace in the bud.

Corroborating Adeyanju's position Honourables Babatunde Tella and Adebisi Oyedele, equally raised the issue of insecurity under matter of urgent public importance during the plenary presided over by Speaker Oludaisi Elemide 

They explained that the issues of kidnapping and ritual killings needed to be tackled headlong, lamenting the grousome murder of a jamb candidate, who was the niece of the Speaker last Sunday in her parents' house at Olodo in Odeda Local Government Area of the State.

The lawmakers noted that such cases had become rampant in all parts of the  State, hence the need for Government to support the security agencies through the procurement of necessary security gadget to track criminals.

They added that solar camera could also be installed in some parts of the State to aid security network.

The debate later led to the motion for the resolution moved by the Majority Leader Yusuf Sheriff, seconded  by Hon. Lukmon Atobatele and supported by the Whole House through a unanimous voice vote. 

Also at the plenary, the Speaker led other lawmakers to rejoice with the Olu of Itoriland, Oba Abdul-Fatai Akorede Akamo, who was celebrating his 20th coronation anniversary as reported by Hon. Yusuf Amosun, representing Ewekoro State Constituency.

In the same vein, the Speaker equally announced a valedictory plenary in honour of the retiring Clerk/ Head of Legislative Service, Mr. Adedeji Taiwo Adeyemo on Tuesday, 5th of March, 2024.

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