Ogun Assembly Urges Gov. Abiodun to Convey Summit over Border Killings
Lawmakers at the Ogun State House of Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution calling on the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun to as a matter of urgency convey a security and peace summit to curb the incessant killings of innocent residents in border towns.
The passage of the resolution during plenary at the Assembly complex, Abeokuta followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Mr Yusuf Sheriff, and seconded by Mrs Bolanle Ajayi.
The resolution advised that the summit comprising all security formations and other stakeholders in the border areas to find a lasting solution to the extra-judicial killings being carried out by some security operatives, especially the officers and men of the Nigeria Customs Service.
The lawmakers explained that it was worrisome to note that the Customs men often seized farm produce like maize and tomatoes in the guise of arresting contraband goods.
Earlier, a member representing Egbado North II State Constituency,Mr Adegoke Adeyanju, had informed the house of alleged unprofessional activities of the men of customs in some parts of his constituency.