- Governor Seyi Makinde has promised that Olu Falae would not be kidnapped in Oyo state
- The governor said the past travails suffered by Falae in the hands of bandits on his farmland in Ondo state will not reoccur in the state
- According to the governor, his administration will work towards ensuring a secured state for all residents
The Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has assured Nigerians that a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, will not be kidnapped again in the state.
Makinde said the past travails suffered by Falae in the hands of bandits on his farmland in Ondo state will not reoccur in Oyo.
Guardian reports that Makinde while speaking at a peace march organised by members of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Ibadan on Wednesday, June 13, said his administration will work towards ensuring a secured state.
Presenting a letter to the governor on their demand for a secured Yorubaland, the female journalists called for an end to the violence against women as well as the implementation of the Child Right Law in the state.
Receiving the letter on behalf of the governor, the chief of staff, Bisi Ilaka, said the security of lives and property of Oyo resident is paramount on the administration's mandate.
Ilaka also said that the state government is ready to embark on a $99 million (about N36 billion) for Inland Dry Port and Silos Construction projects.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigeria Police operatives on Tuesday, May 21 arrested Alhaji Musa Imam, the man who raised an alarm in Kaduna state that resulted in the death of three persons on the same day.
Imam was trailed by three of his friends who stood as surety for him in Lagos after he jumped bail.
It was gathered that his scream attracted a mob who lynched the driver of the vehicle conveying three men while the two others ran to a nearby fuel station until they were rescued by policemen.
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