Smuggling: Avoid taking innocent lives – Gov. Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has called on the Joint Taskforce on Anti-Smuggling, comprising of men of the Nigeria Army and Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, to be more civil in the discharge of their duties.

Governor Abiodun made the call at the Executive Chambers, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta while playing host to the General Officer Commanding 81 Division of the Nigeria Army, Major General Lawrence Fejokwu.

While pointing out that some innocent people of the state had lost their lives as a result of stray bullets from the joint patrol on smuggling, Governor Abiodun urged the taskforce to curb smuggling without taking the lives of innocent citizens.

The governor gave the assurance that his administration would continue to support Nigeria Army and provide conducive environment towards improving security architecture across the state.

Earlier, the General Officer Commanding 81 Division, Major General Lawrence Fejokwu appealed to the governor to give necessary information at his disposal to the Nigeria Army for optimum performance and effective service delivery.

Bolanle Adesida

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