Insecurity:Gani Adams unveils Dependable Security Team in Oyo
Says,”OPC ready to secure south west”
Aareonakakanfo of Yoruba land,on Tuesday said the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) is ready to secure the south west region with all its might and strengths
Iba Adams made this known in Ibadan, Oyo state,while unveiling the Oyo state chapter of the OPC dependable security team in the state.
The event,held at Dayland event Centre, Barracks,Ijokodo,Ibadan, had in attendance,over 20,000 members of the group in the state.
Giving reasons for the composition of the security team,Adams stated that the bad security situation in the country necessitated the new security arrangements that was purposely orchestrated to combat insecurity in the region.
The Yoruba generallissimo said the new security arrangements started in Lagos,and Ogun, adding that the Oyo state chapter is holding today while Osun will hold on Thursday with other south west state holding at a later date.
“The OPC Dependable Security Team is a child of necessity that was borne out of our desire to secure the south west region against intruders.
The OPC Dependable security team is a combination of about 200 members each from each of the 68 local government and LCDA in Oyo state and it is just to show the strength of our dependable forces in the state.
“We are using this to send strong message to the terrorists masquerading as kidnappers and killers and across the southwest region.We will resist any attempt to turn Yoruba land into hub of terrorism.The south west is no longer a home for terrorists.
Aare Gani Adams said the recent exploits of the Dependable security team was in Ikorodu when the team intercepted two buses loaded with large quantities of cache of live cartridges heading to the North and was handed over to the police for proper investigation.
“We are beginning to see the results with the Ikorodu experience. However,it is my belief that the new security arrangements will usher in a moment of peace in the South west.
OPC will not relent in its efforts to rid the region of terrorists and their allies.
Meanwhile, Coordinator of the OPC in Oyo,Comrade Rotimi Olumo said the meeting is not political but it is an intervention strategy aimed at securing the state against terrorism.
He applauded the efforts of the Aareonakakanfo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams for this noble idea aimed at bolstering the grassroots security network in the region.
The entire state will benefit from the new security arrangements because it is basically for security and nothing more.So,I am using this opportunity to implore all our members to be security conscious in their day to day activities”,the Oyo state t OPC chieftain said.