UI Don to Speak As Iseyin Community Organizes Security Summit over Kidnapping, Insecurity

The Iseyin community will on Saturday, host a security summit with a focus on discussion of the causes and solutions to rising cases of insecurity, especially kidnapping within and around the community.

According to the convener of the summit who is a community newspaper publisher, Mr. Alhazan Abiodun, the reason behind the meeting of stakeholders, which will hold on Saturday at the hall of SAF Group of Schools, Oluwole, Iseyin, is to discuss the major causes of kidnap cases and how local solutions could be found to prevent further occurrence.

Dr. Oludayo Tade, a sociologist, criminologist, and Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, as the guest speaker would be speaking on the topic “Rising Cases of Kidnapping: Beyond Ethnic Stereotype, Mirroring Local Causes and Solutions”.

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Recall that four farmhands at the Iseyin farm settlement were kidnapped while one was killed in a gun duel between the kidnappers and security forces and the rest were later freed after the payment of ten million naira by their families.

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