By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Alhaji Iskilu Akinsanya on Tuesday said enough of attaching ethnic or religious colouration to crime or criminaliities in the state.
Commandant Akinsanya stated this at the Command State Headquarter Agodi,Ibadan while speaking during the Oyo State NSCDC monthly recap of Security activities across the State.
According to the Oyo State NSCDC Commandant, instead of heating up the crisis , there is the need for all and sundry to join hands with the NSCDC and other security agencies to end the insecurity
Commandant Akinsanya stated that those fanning the ember of war violent in the state should desist from such act as anybody caught will be punished”, urging them to stop attaching ethnic or religious colouration to crime or Criminality but to join hand with NSCDC and other Security agencies to end menace of kidnapping, banditry, Cultism, robbery,child-abuse and other vices”
He stressed that “in view of recent Security challenges in Oyo State”, the people of the State should continue to give maximum support to the Security agencies in the State in order to secure them perfectly, adding that the command has deployed 150 Personnel of Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) to the existing Agro Ranger on ground in the crisis affected areas in the state to forestall peace and uphold unity among the people of the area.
Commandant Akinsanya pointed out that the command has created additional three(3) area commands to the existing 6 areas in the State to make it nine(9) area commands in Oyo State and the three new areas are Area G-Egbeda,Area H-Kishi,Area I-Saki, saying, “the Security of the state is not a governmental issue but collective responsibility of all indigene and resident of Oyo State”
Speaking further, Commandant Akinsanya lauded used the Oyo NSCDC Contigent to the 2020 Military and Paramilitary game tagged(OSOM) held in Abuja where the state athletes Won seven (7) Gold and four (4) Silver Medal in the Competition the medalists are STEVEN FIKAH, In Athletics (2)Silver Medal ,DAVID ABIYE,(1) Gold and (2) Silver,HUSSAIN HALIMA(2)Gold in Table Tennis,LAWAL LATEEFAT(3)Gold Medal in Weight Lifting,BABALOLA ABDULMUMINI(1)Gold in Tennis.
He however enjoined the people of Oyo state to always contact NSCDC control room whenever there is any breach of law in their vicinity or before it happened on 08037149457,09070473188 and 07089419444.