Insecurity: OBAFEMI OWODE LG BOSS PLAY HOST TO OGUN CP. - The People's Voice


Thursday, November 25, 2021


By Gboyega Oniyide, Obafemi Owode

The Executive Chairman,Obafemi Owode local government, Ambassador Ogunsola Adesina on Tuesday November 23rd received the Commissioner of Police,Ogun state CP Lanre Sikiru Bankole and commended the Nigerian Police in its efforts to reduce crime rates in the State.

Ambassador Ogunsola who gave the commendation on a courtesy visit of  the Commissioner of Police,  in his office  Owode Egba said the efforts of security agencies in tackling insecurity in Ogun State and Nigeria in general is highly commendable.

While congratulating the CP Lanre Sikiru Bankole on his well deserved promotion and posting to Ogun state, said " based on your track records,there is no doubt  the premise that you have exhibited brilliance in your chosen career in Nigeria police".

" Let me also commend you for your prompt response to security issues in the State, particularly, Obafemi owode local government and its environs, saying that the activities of the law enforcement agencies particularly the Nigeria police has been appreciated in ensuring peace and tranquility due to their efficiency in aborting various insecurity issues.

He then charged the Commissioner of Police not to relent in his efforts in protecting lives and properties, adding that his administration appreciates security agencies as an important pillar to good governance and better future.

"I am happy to inform you that our administration in partnership with a private organization has unveiled an ultra modern trailer park in Degbe Community Via Ogunmakin in Obafemi owode local government area.

The place was identified as black spot where evil acts are being carried out by hoodlums, on completion, it will reduce all forms of evil act at the spot and as well create job opportunities for our people as issues of unemployment is one of the causes of insecurity in the country 

The Chairman then commended the efforts of  the state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun MFR for the good work he has been doing to make Ogun state a peaceful one.

In his response, the Commissioner of Police, Ogun State command, CP Lanre Sikiru Bankole said that this is the third time he will be in the council secretariat where he once served as DPO, Owode Egba in 2004.

"As Area Commander Sagamu in 2012 and now the Commissioner of police, Ogun state command.

"I know Obafemi Owode as a familiar terren  I will help further in beefing up  the security  of the area and its environs, 

CP Bankole stated that Obafemi Owode local government still remains the flagship in Ogun state, "we have best industries within the Council area, the issue of security, Nigeria Police will continue to partner with Obafemi Owode local government for the safety our people and properties".

"Nigeria Police are committed that the good people of Ogun state must sleep with their two eyes closed and this can be achieved by ensuring good quality work in beefing up the security network.

We are not going to take Obafemi Owode local government for granted as regards security issues.

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