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Thursday, 13th May, 2021
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Ibadan residents applaud Oyo Government Security Task Force for rising against hoodlums
Apr 09, 2021
Source: CEOAfrica News: Reported by- Prince Lawrence

The residents of Idi-Aro, Kobomoje, Oranyan, Oja-Oba, Idi-Are re and other communities in Ibadan have commended the efforts of Oyo Government Security Taskforce in rising against suspected hoodlums in the mentioned communities.

The State Security Taskforce were showered praises on Friday shortly after it mobilised all the Law Enforcement Agents (LEAs) and paramilitary officers to the affected communities attacked by some suspected hoodlums.

It was gathered that the suspected hoodlums have become untouchable and equally administering illegal governance, precipitating dastardly acts to make people to live in fear, in which as a result have caused many to relocate from the areas.

The members of Taskforce under the leadership of Fatai Owoseni, the Special Adviser on security to Governor Seyi Makinde, were said to have mobilsed all the security men to the places where the suspected hoodlums have been alleged of setting many houses ablaze and render the occupants homeless.

Jamiu Sulaiman, a resident in Idi-Aro Ibadan, lauded the State Government Security Taskforce for rising against the miscreants whose duties are premised on causing lawlessness, social disorder and residents'; sleeplessness in Idi-Aro and other notable places in Ibadan and its environs.

Sulaiman also commended the Divisional Police Officer, IdiAro Division, Akinwande Aruna SP for his selflessness, readiness and professionalism exhibited to get rid of all the miscreants who are making the community tensioned on daily basis.

Kayode Samuel, another respondent in Oja-Oba Ibadan commended Fatai Owoseni, other members of Government Security Taskforce; the Oyo state Commissioner of Police, Mrs Ngozi Onadeko; Fredrick Faseun, Group of Oodua Peoples Congress, Elder Mogaji Oloko, Soludero Security Outfit, Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Amotekun Security Network and others for their strength, patriotism and determination to stand up against the miscreants, in order to restore peace in the affected areas.

Samuel added that the combined efforts of Law Enforcement Agents and paramilitary officers had no doubt yielded fruitful results for the restoration of peace, togetherness and peaceful coexistence across the length and breadth of pacesetter state.

He implored the securities agencies to summon more courage and exhibit professional tactics and strategies against the suspected hoodlums who are making people of the state to live in fear.

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