SECURITY: Ido LG Boss, Sheriff Adeojo Equips Security Personnel

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By Henry Odeh

 

 

 

 

As part of strategic efforts to combat crime and criminality in order to provide improved security of lives and properties for the people of Ido Local Government Area, the Executive Chairman of Ido Local Government area of Oyo State, Hon. Sheriff Adeojo, has assured both state and non state security personnel of his continuous support.

Hon. Adeojo gave this assurance in Ibadan on Thursday during the distribution of security communication gadgets which include walkie Talkie to non state security groups as well as financial support to serve as morale booster.

The Council boss also gave financial support in cash to other state security agencies which include the Police and Civil Defence divisions to repair faulty vehicles and construction of culvert at the entrance of DSS office in Ido.

In addition to that, Hon. Adeojo also presented two brand new electric power generators to the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps and Divisional Police Office at Awotan and Apete Divisions respectively.

The non state security groups that benefited from the security gadgets include Agbekoya, OPC, HVGN, VGN and others.

Hon. Adeojo thereafter inaugurated a joint task force of non state security groups named ‘Voluntarily Policing Sector’ and saddled with the responsibility of patrolling the nooks and crannies of Ido Local Government to ensure security of lives and properties.

In her vote of thanks, Mrs Ronke Aremu, the Head of Local Government Administration enjoined the beneficiaries to reciprocate the Council’s kind gesture by making good use of the communication gadgets and electric power generators in order to reduce crime rate across the Council area.

Present at the occasion were Hon. Tirimisiyu Abidoye, Leader of the Legislative Council; Honourable Councillors; Mr Sunday Idowu, Director of Administration and General Services as well as the CAN Chairman and the Chief Imam of Ido Local Government.

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