- Olubadan has charged new Oyo commissioner of police, Shina Olukolu, to curb activities of land grabbers, drug peddlers
- The monarch lamented that there were high numbers of people peddling and smoking addictive drug in the state capital
- Olukolu promised to ensure that people with criminal activities are dealt with according to the dictate of law
The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has tasked the new commissioner of police in Oyo state, Shina Tairu Olukolu, to work towards curbing the activities of the land grabbers and drug peddlers.
Legit.ng regional reporter in Oyo, Khalid Imran, reports that the monarch who made the plea while receiving Olukolu at his Popoyemoja palace Ibadan on Tuesday, April 2, appealed to the new police boss to work towards curbing the heinous activities of the land grabbers who were claiming properties not theirs in Ibadan and other parts of the state.
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Oba Saliu Adetunji also appealed to the commissioner of police to ensure that the dastardly activities and operation of the drug peddlers and smokers are curtailed with legal disciplines.
The monarch lamented that there were high numbers of people peddling and smoking addictive drug in the state capital, saying that police boss should work with other relevant agencies by ensuring that the drug peddlers were curtailed from further perpetration of the heinous crimes.
In his response, Olukolu appreciated Oba Saliu Adetunji for working towards peaceful coexistence in Oyo state, adding that he would have come to the palace but he came to the state at the eve of electioneering campaigns for the just concluded general elections.
Speaking on land grabbers and drug peddlers, Olukolu, said policing was everybody's business, adding that anybody with factual and useful pieces of information about the people should not hesitate to bring to the notice of the law enforcement agencies for prompt action.
The new commissioner of police promised to ensure that people with criminal activities are dealt with according to the dictate of law.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Abike Dabiri who is the chairman of the national Diaspora commission said that eight Nigerians were executed by the Saudi Arabian government over drug-related offences.
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It was reported that Dabiri revealed this on Tuesday, April 2, at the State House while also speaking about the execution of a Nigerian woman in the same country for drug trafficking.
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