In light of the prevalent insecurity in Osun State, Governor Ademola Adeleke has expressed his appreciation for the proactive measures taken by security agencies to curb the rising tide of crime.
The Governor’s Secretary to the State Government, Hon Teslim Igbalaye, conveyed the Governor’s commendation and also applauded the police for their efforts in arresting and prosecuting suspects involved in various criminal activities.
In a statement released by the Governor’s spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, the SSG emphasized that the reports from the field indicated that the police and other security agencies were diligently combatting crimes.
The Governor’s administration was particularly pleased with the arrest of kidnapping gangs, the tracking and apprehension of criminals in Oyo State, and the nabbing of cultists involved in recent criminal conduct.
The SSG further added that these actions would boost the confidence of the citizens in the state’s ability to protect them, as suspects are being arrested and brought to justice through legal channels.
“It is also pleasing to report that security operatives are hunting down criminals who engage in hit and run operations with their base outside Osun state. Our security personnel are hunting such evil men across Ekiti, Oyo and other adjacent states. We commend the gallantry of the police and other security services in the state.
“Governor Adeleke has further directed the security agencies to sustain the ongoing onslaught against men of the underworld. In pursuance of the directive of the State Governor, we are interfacing with the service commanders with a view to getting further immediate results”, the SSG noted.
He assured the people of Osun state that the government of Governor Adeleke is committed to securing their lives and properties, stressing that “criminals have no abode in Osun state.”
“Our government has zero tolerance for criminals and their inhuman activities. We will drive them out of Osun and secure our people in their daily activities.
“I convey the condolences of His Excellency to all victims of these barbaric attacks. Your government will track down all criminals and bring them to justice,” Hon Igbalaye affirmed.