- Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde has spoken on the identity of those behind the security challenges in the state
- According to Makinde, politicians who want to take over as governor are responsible for the high level of insecurity
- The governor also stated that he will soon expose the people politicising security issues
Amid the high level of insecurity in Oyo, Governor Seyi Makinde has identified the people responsible for security challenges across the state.
The governor who revealed that politicians that want to be in power in 2023 are responsible for the state's problems, vowed to expose those politicising the issues.
Daily Trust reports that Makinde made the disclosure while addressing the congregation at St Peters Anglican Cathedral, Aremo, Ibadan, on the occasion of Easter on Sunday, April 4.
He stated that his administration has taken time to investigate and proffer solutions to insecurity across the state.
Makinde called on those politicising insecurity because of their ambition to jettison the idea and seek the face of God instead of engaging in actions that could trigger palpable fear in the state, The Guardian reports.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the governor Oyo state ordered the immediate reopening of Shasha market in Ibadan.
Makinde had closed down the market following the clash between the Yoruba and Hausa. The governor gave the order during a meeting with the Shasa Community leaders, held at the Western Hall, Secretariat, Ibadan.
He also reportedly announced that the distribution of relief materials to affected victims of the clash will soon begin.
In another report, Makinde, on Wednesday, March 17, stated that he has no political godfather except God the father.
The governor who made the disclosure at a pan Yoruba congress held in Ibadan, Oyo state said he was brought to the position by God.
According to him, he contested to become governor of Oyo state three times before he emerged victorious, adding that he is not afraid of anyone no matter how powerful they are.