Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state has asked security agencies to adopt new strategies to effectively address the security challenges in the state.
He said the new strategies will also help in nipping most of the security challenges in the bud.
The governor made the call on Thursday, while receiving the new state commandant of Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niyi Ajibola, at the governor’s office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta.
Abiodun says that the state is unique because a lot of people are passing through it due to its borders with four states and an international border with Benin Republic.
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According to the governor, that is why his administration is placing priority in supporting security agencies because of its status as Nigeria’s industrial hub.
The governor says that his administration has risen to the security challenges by setting up the Amotekun corps to assist security agencies in the state.
He urges the new NSCDC commandant to put his wealth of experience into play by assisting in securing public places, including schools.
The new commandant who decried the upsurge of cultism in the state says that the agency’s counter cultism unit and a quick response squad to be set up will be deployed to rise to the challenges.
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