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There may be anxiousness amongst folks in Osun State over the deteriorating safety within the State, as actions of hoodlums, thugs, miscreants, cultists, have been on the rise.


This has provoked bitterness amongst members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who’ve confirmed dissatisfaction on the Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s dealing with of safety within the state.

The Osun Progressives (TOP), a number one group in APC has now despatched a letter to Oyetola.

The group within the letter acquired by the workplace of the governor on Friday, April 9, described as deteriorating, the safety situation within the State.

DAILY POST remembers that incidents of violence and cult clashes have been reported in elements of Osogbo in the previous couple of months.

Assaults on Governor Oyetola

At 2020 crossover get together organised by the state authorities, some suspected thugs disrupted the occasion – throwing stones in direction of the route of dignitaries together with the governor, his spouse, Kafayat Oyetola, and Chief of Workers to the Governor, Dr Charles Akinola.

The occasion, which was held on the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, ended abruptly some minutes to 1am.

Consequently, in the course of the EndSARS protest whereas the governor was addressing protesters in Osogbo, Oyetola was saved by his safety males in the course of the “assassination try” on his life at Ola-Iya in Osogbo.

DAILY POST in the meantime, reported a faceoff between the governor’s convoy and a infamous thug, Kazeem Oyewale popularly referred to as, ‘Asiri Eniba’ on Sunday January 17 at Previous storage in Osogbo which has prompted an uproar within the state.

Letter to the Governor

“We have to placed on file that you just, because the then Chief of Workers, described by your predecessor because the “engine room” of his administration was a part of what led to that success. It’s nevertheless disturbing that the actions of hoodlums, thugs, miscreants, cultists and so forth, have been on the rise of current,” the group famous.

Signed by the chairman and secretary of the group, Isa Adesiji Azeez and Sodiq Olajide Maruf respectively, they recalled that Osun state had persistently been ranked inside the first three positions in Nigeria since 2017 in peace index by the Nationwide Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

“As members of the get together in energy, we’re disturbed that the Governor has been subjected to direct assaults on a few occasions, which had been able to not simply harming him however might declare his life. We should placed on file the heroic efforts of the Governor’s private safety group in heading off such offensives, however we’re of the opinion that the gargantuan safety architectureof the Governor might do higher by being proactive and forestall such ugly incidents.

“We convey to the discover of the Governor, the current kidnapping incidents in Iwaraja and Ibokun areas of the State, cult assaults within the core a part of Osogbo which has rendered residents helpless, and the ugly killing of six members of a household at a Fulani settlement beside Wasinmi village, alongside “Ikire/ladan expressway. This has had some corrosive results on the lives of the individuals who all the time assume they will fall asleep with their two eyes closed.

“The March twenty eighth assault on the Private Assistant to your predecessor who’s the present Minister of Inside, Mr. Olateju Adunni offers us motive to really feel unhappy and we’re afraid of what could also be coming. By his account, which we imagine your honour should have learn, he declared it was an assassination try on him as declared by the assailants themselves.

“The curious problem in his narration was that the venue of the assault was populated by APC stunts and members who had been invited to rejoice the birthday of an honourable member: So, the entire occasion, the party and the assault was that of APC.

“What might have provoked it? Have we gotten to a degree in APC whereby variations might be settled by assassination? If we do that to ourselves, who says the opposition PDP can’t Jatched onto it and take care of us severely? We check with some intra APC assaults that has occurred in current occasions and we surprise if we now have morality to nonetheless check with the PDP because the nest of killers, that we use to explain them.

“It’s these darkish spots in our state safety, hitherto referred to as the haven of peace that we wish to humbly request your honour’s fast response that may return us to our high notch peace scenario. We’re approaching elections and insecurity might be a problem troublesome to include if we don’t nip these seemingly little issues within the bud.

“We advise that will probably be obligatory to make sure that the safety breaches are investigated and perpetrators delivered to ebook in order to forestall a repeat. The case of Olateju might be adequate a case research to make use of in that regard,” the letter acknowledged.

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