Osinbajo Revalidates APC Membership in Ikenne
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has encouraged state government to continue to train, educate and formalize their local security structures to enable them to complement the Federal law enforcement agencies.
Professor Osinbajo made the call during the revalidation and registration exercise of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ikenne local government area of Ogun state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who stressed the need to strengthen the community policing structures expressed optimism that the new service chiefs would adopt fresh strategies in the fight against insurgency in the North East as well as banditry and kidnapping in other parts of the country
The Vice President pointed out that with the collaborative efforts of the Police, State and Federal Ministries of Justice, those that have been arrested for kidnapping, banditry and all forms of criminalities would be prosecuted .
Professor Osinbajo also said that the party registration and revalidation exercise was an opportunity to reach out to members from the polling booth level towards, Local Government, and Federal constituencies
The Vice President who acknowledged that the country was facing challenges, said the APC led administration was working hard to ensure that the problems are addressed.
Professor Osinbajo who pointed out that apart from various microcredit schemes, payroll support programmes, Npower, and the 774000 jobs programme, the Federal Government had launched a mass housing scheme, mass agriculture and solar home systems for 5millions homes.
Also, the state Governor prince Dapo Abiodun who revalidated his membership at Iperu 1, ward 3, Ita Osanyin, in Ikenne Local Government area of the state enjoined members of the ruling party to accommodate and receive all new members from other parties with love.
In a remark, the Governor of Niger state, Abubakar Bello who is the National chairman Registration and Revalidation committee, said that doors were open to others who want to join the party, adding that the exercise would be conducted in a very peaceful manner.