September 19, 2020
Crime

Gov. Abiodun Pledges to Deal Ruthlessly With Criminals

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has pledged to ruthlessly deal with criminals in the state.

The governor made the pledge in a statement made available by his chief Press Secretary, Mr Kunle Somorin.

Governor Abiodun urged the police to intensify efforts at curbing the nefarious activities of criminals and promptly investigate those involved in criminal activities across the State.

The Governor pointed out that his administration would provide necessary materials and logistics for all security outfits in the state including the Department of State Security Service and the armed forces towards curbing crime and criminality in the state.

Governor Abiodun commended the State Police Command for its swiftness and prompt adherence to directive of the State Government to flush out those turning the sit-at-home order to a criminal enterprise.

He also called on other security agencies to immediately enhance their intelligence gathering mechanisms towards ensuring that there was no recurrence of the criminal acts, especially as the State continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governors Abiodun enjoined all law abiding residents of the state to remain calm and continue to comply with the stay-at-home directive adding that the situation is under control. 

The Police in Ogun state had recently claimed it had arrested one hundred and fifty suspects in connection with  series of harassments, robberies, burglaries and cult clashes  within  Agbado Ijaiye, Sango, Ijoko and Ifo axis of the State.

Wale Oluokun

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