As part of effort to secure lives and properties, the Ibadan Northwest LG Boss Alhaji Abdul Rahmon Olarenwaju met with stakeholders on Wednesday to strengthen community policing.
declaring that security issue as his top priority.
Mouthpiece NGR reports that the tensed security situation in the country and Oyo State in particular, formed the crux of deliberations at the security meeting called by the Chairman of Ibadan Northwest Local Government, Alhaji Abdul Rahmon Olarenwaju.
Olarenwaju who declared that security issue is his top priority, expressed deep concern over the issue of insecurity of how some reprisal actors have been making the environment unsafe for residents.
At the meeting, various stakeholders bared their minds on possible strategies to imbibe in tackling the menace and protecting the lives and property the citizenry.
Also discussed at the meeting were the issues of drug abuse among youths, its aftermath effect on the society, the issue of hoodlums, these were said to be the effect of joblessness and idleness among youths.
Parents and guardians were urged to play their roles in engaging their children appropriately.
Speaking at the event, Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Fatai Owoseni explained that the state government will not relent on efforts to promote peace in Oyo state as measures are being taken to step up community policing among many others.
Present at the meeting are various vigilante groups, representatives from Operation burst, Nigerian Police Force Oyo State Command, Community Heads, Religious leaders among many others.