Insecurity: Obafemi/Owode LG boss commends Nigerian Army

The Executive Chairman of Obafemi Owode local government, Ambassador Adesina Ogunsola has commended the Nigerian Army for their dedication and high level of professionalism in securing the nation.

The Information Officer of the council, Oniyide Adegboyega, in a statement quoted the chairman as noting that Army’s dedication and commitment had reduced the level of insecurity facing the country.

Ogunsola who spoke while receiving the Commander, 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala Abeokuta, Brig. Gen I M Abdullahi in his office at the local government secretariat, Owode Egba also called for the deployment of more security personnels to the local government in order to check the menace of kidnapping and others.

He noted that, Obafemi Owode local government shares boundaries with Lagos and Oyo state, saying that the local government requires special treatment from the military.

“There is kidnapping and other security issues facing our people most especially those in the rural areas like Ogunmakin-Ajebo, Mowe-Ibafo axis and among others. Obafemi Owode local government needs more presence of your men.

The council boss added that the local government will continue to support the security agencies and make life more comfortable for all personnel posted to the local government jurisdictions.

In his response, Abdullahi commended Ogunsola for his words of encouragement and support.

He promised to look at issues raised by the chairman, while calling on the citizens to always give useful information to security personnel in order to reduce crime in the Council area.