Security: Oyo Assembly Seeks to Amend Existing Law
The 9th Assembly in Oyo State is committed to providing peaceful atmosphere, and will make all efforts to ensure the amendment of existing law on security in order to have adequate protection for the lives and property of people living in the State.
The Deputy Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr. Abiodun Fadeyi, who doubles as chairman of Ad-Hoc committee investigating the violence that rocked some part of the state recently made the declaration while addressing security agents and community Leaders in the caucus room of Oyo State House of Assembly Complex, Secretariat, Ibadan.
Mr. Fadeyi noted that the present administration in the state, under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde was taking the security issues as priority, promising that the challenges would soon be completely eradicated.
The Deputy Speaker stressed further that the committee would work on the report gathered, and would provide resolutions that would bring relief to the community soonest, urging the security agencies to be more vigilant, especially in violence prone areas.
In his presentation, the Deputy Chief Whip of the House, Mr. Yusuf Adebisi enjoined the community leaders to always give out information that could help in apprehending the culprits around Ibadan Southwest 1, adding that the State House of Assembly woulg not relent in its continuous efforts of ensuring peace in the area, and the state at large.
Other lawmakers who spoke at the meeting commended the efforts of the State commissioner of Police for curbing the menace of hooliganism and activities of hoodlums in the State.
The lawmakers, however, promised that the State Government would facilitate the siting of Police Post in the area for safety of lives and property.
Present at the security meeting was the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shina Olukolu, other security agencies and community leaders in Ibadan Southwest 1.