Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday promised that he’ll work with conventional rulers within the state in an effort to halt instances of killing and kidnapping of harmless residents within the state.
Makinde gave the peace of mind whereas addressing some conventional rulers at a gathering held in Ibadan.
Dignitaries, who attended the assembly included the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, a consultant of the Soun of Ogbomoso, members of the Oyo State Conventional Council, Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko and heads of different safety businesses.
The Governor whereas talking declared that his administration will proceed to work with conventional rulers in all of the state to sort out insecurity.
Makinde stated that as a part of measures to enhance the safety state of affairs within the state, his administration has arrange a Safety Activity Power comprising cupboard members and heads of safety businesses together with Operation Burst and Amotekun.
He added that his authorities launched the voluntary policing method through which non-state actors will work along with different safety businesses to sort out insecurity within the state.
He stated, “The rationale we’re on this assembly as we speak is as a result of safety is among the 4 pillars of our administration, and one among our key insurance policies as contained within the roadmap for accelerated improvement in Oyo State (2019-2023).
“There are literally 4 cardinal factors, which this administration is standing on. We’ve Well being, Training, Growth of our Economic system and Safety.
“So, If Oyo State is to proceed on the trail to financial development, then, the state’s safety structure should be maintained.
“To this point, Oyo State is doing effectively economically and that is because of the insurance policies which this administration has put in place.
“For instance, the February 2021 inflation report for all meals gadgets confirmed that Oyo State has the bottom inflation price within the nation.
“Whereas different states are battling with will increase in meals costs and different issues, in Oyo State, the price of transportation, housing and meals gadgets, together with bread, yam, vegetables and fruit, have remained secure.
“But when we wish to proceed to take pleasure in this stability, we should be sure that we preserve a safe surroundings.”