Wednesday, November 23, 2022



Executive Chairman, Ewekoro Local Government, Hon Adesina Sikiru Adisa , has sounded a warning note that any house that is used as a hideout for the kidnappers in the Council Area would be demolished.
The Chairman gave the warning during the stakeholders security meeting held at the Local Government secretariat, Itori. He explained that the spate of insecurity in the Council Area  had taken a new dimension despite Government efforts to curtail the monsters who making life unbearable for the people.
Speaking further, he warned people not to plead for anyone caught as such culprit would be made to face the full wrath of the law.
According to the council boss, most of the crime committed irrespective of their weight , mostly happened in the Council Area and the people at that level suffer most. He therefore, appealed to the security agencies to kindly gear more efforts to comb and curb the criminality of kidnapping, that is now the order of the day in the societies.
His words , "We must not close our eyes to this ugly development as a government. Moreover, if security can be well guaranteed at the local level, the whole state and country will be largely at peace.
"We must all join hands together to expose bad elements that are hiding in the dark to partake in kidnapping or any form of crime in our society.

"Also, we must ensure a hitch free  election in the year 2023, so that we can both have a peaceful and conducive atmosphere", Adesina cautioned.

With the electioneering period in full gear, security personnel had also been charged by the council helmsman to do all possible efforts to protect lives and properties while at the same time , ensure peaceful conduct of the polls.
Hon Adesina, hitherto urged the motorcyclists who were yet to register to do so without delay; as it has become imperative for them to register and be numbered with reflective jackets.
While used the occasion to specially commend the chief security officer of Ogun State , His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun, MFR, for His efforts making in doing everything humanly possible to make Ogun State a safe haven for all dwellers in the state.

The Olu of Itori, His Royal Majesty, OBA Abdul Fatai Akorede Akamo , gave kudos to the Executive Chairman, Hon Adesina Sikiru Adisa by taken the bull by the horn without minding whose ox is gored , concerning security of lives and properties in the Council Area.

Oba Abdul Fatai Akorede Akamo , also enjoined those selling land to the strangers without having necessary and adequate information of them to be cautious while frowning at the activities of the Land grabbers with the warning to stay clear of Ewekoro  local govt.

The monarch, equally ,  counselled people to speak up whenever there was any suspicious movement or strangers by alerting the relevant agencies to forestall any ugly incidence.
While rendering security reports, the divisional police officer, Ewekoro,  CSP Sunday Opebiyi , advised that each community should endeavour to form security committee which he said would be of great assistance to the security agencies.
CSP Opebiyi , also, charged parents to talk to their wards to abstain from any criminal activities.

He entreated  everyone to keep eagle eye on everything  around them  to forestall ugly incidence.
In the same vein, the divisional police officer, Ibogun, CSP Samuel Oladele  urged  people to report without delay any suspicious activity, most especially, attention must be paid to the abandoned buildings or fenced places that could be used as hideout for the criminals.

The all inclusive security meeting had in attendance: security agencies, traditional rulers, members of community development committee, members of  community development association, political and career functionaries,  captains of businesses and religious leaders.

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