By Iyabo Adebisi
The joint technical committee on security for Oyo and Ogun states has assured residents and motorists that adequate security strategies have been put in place to ensure safety of lives and properties during the Yuletide season especially border areas and highways of the two states.
The committee gave the assurance during a special critical security meeting held at the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, organized to strengthen safety modalities for both state.
Just before the close door meeting, Special Adviser on security to the Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde, CP Fatai Owoseni Rtd and his Ogun state counterpart AIG Olushola Subair Rtd said it has become necessary to harmonize thoughts for the overall interest of the people.
They appealled to the people to also raise their level of security consciousness and report any case of suspicion to the command and control centre of both states.
Presenting a communique after the close door meeting, Oyo state commissioner of police, CP Hamzat Adebola assured people that officers and security men from both states have now been put on high alert.
He enjoined the public to engage the national emergency security number 112, Oyo state citizens enquiry number 615, Ogun state police control number 08081770416 and Oyo state police control number 07055495413 in cases of emergency or suspicion.
As the host to the security meeting at his Dominion University, Lagos Ibadan expressway, Bishop Taiwo Adelakun commends the two state Governors of Ogun and Oyo for the relative safety currently being experienced on Lagos Ibadan expressway.