Speaker OYSHA Receives New Commandant NSCDC
The speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr. Adebo Ogundoyin says the state will benefit immensely from the Agro-Rangers Unit of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC aimed at addressing kidnapping, banditry, Fulani/Farmers crisis and other crimes in Oyo state.
Mr. Ogundoyin said the Agro-Rangers will also be useful in the resolve of the Oyo state Government through the House of Assembly to regulate the activities of Fulani Herdsmen using the anti open rearing and grazing bill.
The Speaker said this when he received the new Commandant of the Oyo state NSCDC, Iskilu Akinsanya and the head of the Agro-rangers unit of the Corps in his office.
He lauded NSCDC for its grassroot oriented security and maintained that the personnel in the Agro Rangers unit of the corps will work with other security agents to secure already identified hot spots in the state.
The Speaker hinted that the NSCDC and other security agencies will be invited to contribute to the anti-open rearing and grazing bill before it is eventually passed into law.
He assured that Oyo state Government will give necessary moral and logistics support to the Civil Defence Corps to enable its discharge its duties maximally.
In his speech ,the new Oyo state NSCDC Commandant said the visit was to familiarize himself with the leadership of the Oyo Assembly as well as inform the legislative arm of the Agro-Rangers who just concluded their training in Katsina state.
He explained that the officers had received training in different security fields especially in the modern day crime fighting, intelligence gathering, and weapon handling and pledged their readiness to help in further securing Oyo state.