State Law to End Activities of Killer Herdsmen Underway – Oyo Speaker
By Odeh Henry
Speaker of the Oyo House of Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, has clearly revealed that state laws that will finally end operations of killer herdsmen are underway. He noted that lawmakers in the Oyo state House og Assembly are already working on laws that will tackle activities of killer herdsmen in the state.
Addressing the people during his brief visit to the palace of the Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola, Ogundoyin noted that the house is aware and is investigating kidnap cases within Oyo state and particularly in Ibarapa zone.
He said: “When our lives are not safe, our movement will be restricted, our businesses will be affected and the means of livelihood of our people will be at stake.
“We are working on the state laws and in a matter of weeks, our resolutions will be out, because we cannot afford to toy with security issues.”
While addressing journalists on Sunday, July 7 at his thanksgiving ceremony in his hometown, Eruwa, Ogundoyin noted that he represents three constituencies as a lawmaker.
His words: “Personally, I always say I represent the people of Ibarapa East that elected me, also the great people of Oyo State as the Speaker of the house and the Nigerian youths.
“These are my three constituencies. As the speaker and my other young colleagues in the house recognize them and we will not disappoint them.
“We are young lawmakers, youthful, intelligent and diligent. We have made it in life before politics in our various chosen careers, and with God by our side, we will make Oyo state proud.”
While sharing his testimonies, Ogundoyin expressed his profound appreciation for the full support given to him by the people of Ibarapa East towards his electoral victory.
In his words “This is a sobering moment for me, sweet mother who has always being there for me and my family.
“I lost my dad 28 years ago, and God blessed us by making me a servant to both Ibarapa East and Oyo state,” he added.
Speaking earlier, Royal Father of the day, Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola, admonished the lawmakers to adjust and review every outdated and irrelevant laws in the state to improve the lives of the people.
“The governor is calm and intelligent, I implore the lawmakers to support his good intention and proposals,” he noted.