Yoruba Nation Agitators: Gov Adeleke Orders Tight Security at Government Properties

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In order to thwart any plan to disrupt public peace by suspected Yoruba nation activists, Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state on Sunday, directed the deployment of security personnel around government property in the state.

Governor Adeleke who said to prevent the occurrence of such incident in the state, he had directed his Special Adviser on Security Matters, Samuel Ojo, “to ensure immediate mobilisation of joint security teams to secure the state Government Secretariat, the Government House and other strategic government buildings including the headquarters of the Osun State Broadcasting Corporation.”

He also called for rededication to the ideals of a united Nigeria with ongoing constitutional amendments to ensure a federal system in the country, urging agitators to join the crusade for the reform of the federal system to ensure adjustments that will give the states more autonomy and responsibilities.

The governor noted that Nigeria’s problems can only be solved by dialogue within the constitutional framework, citing ongoing constitutional amendments that are restoring more powers to the states.

A statement by the spokesperson for the governor, Olawale Rasheed, obtained in Osogbo, the state capital, on Sunday, further read, “In line with the governor’s directive, security men and women were deployed to identified locations yesterday to ensure the Oyo State incident is not repeated in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.

“We must support President Tinubu as he drives the federal reform efforts. We have a duty to stand by Mr. President in the realisation of this difficult national assignment.” reports that On Saturday, some suspected Yoruba nation agitators dressed in military camouflage and armed with weapons, invaded the Oyo State Government Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan, the state capital, on Saturday and attempted to hoist their flag on the premises.

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