Story By Joshua Adetunji, Dorcas Ajuwon
The Nigerian Youths Congress, Oyo state chapter has called on the the Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde to be more proactive and pay more attention to the security of lives and properties in the state.
The President, National Youth Congress Oyo State Comrade Adeyemi Legacy stated this at a press conference on the security challenges confronting the state which have claimed many innocent souls, predominantly youths.
Comrade Adeyemi stated that there is a need for Governor Seyi Makinde led administration to further take some clues from the blueprint of former state Governor Abiola Ajimobi and put a stop to continuous killings and maiming of residents of the state.
He said the scorecard of former Governor Abiola Ajimobi especially on the security of lives and properties with introduction of various measures which includes establishment of OPERATION BURST can not be over emphasised which helped in curtailing insecurities within the state.
While commenting on the recent killings at Akinyele Local Government, Comrade Adeyemi the Congress has taken it upon itself to call on the governor to be more committed proactive, judging from the rampant rape cases and gross increase in the record killings and how minors are being abused.
He said the Congress is demanding from the Oyo State governor, a open, transparent and generousity on the disbursement of the security votes across local governments.
The Congress also charged security agents across the state to ensure timely arrest of criminals involved in the recent rapes and murders and prosecute them without delay.
Adeyemi also disclosed that the congress supports death by hanging for rapists while their families should also be compensated.
He also advised community leaders and the security agencies to work together in curtailing the security challenges affecting their different localities.