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 enchancment has provoked bitterness among the many members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who 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 few months.
Assaults on Governor Oyetola
At 2020 crossover occasion 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, through the EndSARS protest whereas the governor was addressing protesters in Osogbo, Oyetola was saved by his safety males through 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the governor’s convoy and a infamous thug, Kazeem Oyewale popularly known as, ‘Asiri Eniba’ on Sunday January 17 at Outdated storage in Osogbo which has precipitated an uproar within the state.
Letter to the Governor
“We have to placed on document 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 nonetheless disturbing that the actions of hoodlums, thugs, miscreants, cultists and many others, have been on the rise of latest,” 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 constantly been ranked throughout the first three positions in Nigeria since 2017 in peace index by the Nationwide Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
“As members of the occasion 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 may declare his life. We should placed on document the heroic efforts of the Governor’s private safety workforce in avoiding such offensives, however we’re of the opinion that the gargantuan safety architectureof the Governor may do higher by being proactive and forestall such ugly incidents.
“We deliver to the discover of the Governor, the latest 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 grotesque 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 suppose 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 provides us motive to really feel unhappy and we’re afraid of what could also be coming. By his account, which we consider your honour will need to have learn, he doclared it was an assassination try on him as declared by the assailants themselves.
“The curious subject in his narration was that the venue of the assault was populated by APC stunts and members who had been invited to have fun the birthday of an honourable member: So, the entire occasion, the party and the assault was that of APC.
“What may have provoked it? Have we gotten to some extent in APC whereby variations can be settled by assassination? If we do that to ourselves, who says the opposition PDP can’t Jatched onto it and cope with us severely? We consult with some intra APC assaults that has occurred in latest occasions and we marvel if we’ve morality to nonetheless consult 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 need to humbly request your honour’s fast response that may return us to our prime notch peace state of affairs. We’re approaching elections and insecurity can be a problem troublesome to comprise if we don’t nip these seemingly little issues within the bud.
“We recommend that will probably be crucial to make sure that the safety breaches are investigated and perpetrators delivered to e-book in order to forestall a repeat. The case of Olateju can be adequate a case examine to make use of in that regard,” the letter acknowledged.
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