Gani Adams Praises Seyi Makinde over Security Structure

In a bid to further fortify the security architecture of the south western region of the country the Oyo state governor; Engr. Sey Makinde held a close door meeting with the Are Onakankanfo of Yoruba land! Iba Gani Adams on Thursday.

The Are Onakankanfo who in a private courtesy visit to Governor indicated that the cause for the meeting is directly related to the economic and security challenges recently experienced in the zone.

According to a press statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, quoted the Aare Ona Kakanfo, as saying that “I wrote all the South-West governors to meet them on the security and economy of the region and I am happy that we have met now.

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“I met the governor of Ekiti State two days ago and now, I am meeting the Oyo State governor.

“It is very important that we interface on the prevailing issues within our region, especially that of security. What we are witnessing now is alien to our history. “Yoruba nation has been in existence for more than 8,000 years, I mean the Western region.”

Iba Gani Adams stated that the content of the meeting will be concealed, however stated that the meeting was successful and the entire Yoruba states has agreed on a pact on how the zone will seek and maintain it’s peace.

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“We had a fruitful meeting. I can tell you that we are on the same page that Oyo State and the entire South-West should be in peace and harmony.

“The issue of agriculture was also part of our discussion. The two governors have told me their own parts and strategies, especially on the basis of private initiative. I want to assure that we too will play our own part to bring investors to partner with them.

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“We have more confidence to complement the effort of the community. We have brought all the relevant security outfits together; hunters, OPC members, Agbekoya members. We are bringing them together so that we can have effective security in our environment.”

The Aare Ona Kakanfo called for vigilance among the people of the state and the region, stating that the issue of security needs a collective effort.

He said: “We have to be vigilant. All hands must be on deck on the issue of security.”


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