Ekiti State House of Assembly Committee on Security and Special Duties has urged Local Government Chairmen across the state to work in synergy with the State Peace Corps in order to ensure that peace and tranquility enjoyed in the state is sustained.
Speaking in Ado-Ekiti while on courtesy visit to the State Commandant of Ekiti State Peace Corps, Mr. Dele Owoju, the Chairman of the House Committee on Security and Special Duties, Hon. Lateef Akanle noted that engagement of operatives of peace corps in local government activities will assist in arresting pockets of criminal cases happening in their environment.
Hon. Akanle commended the efforts of all members of the agency towards ensuring compliance of all residents of the state to all guidelines given by government to combat COVID-19 in the state.
Describing operatives of the agency as efficient and effective, Hon. Akanle stressed that since the inception of the present administration, issues of kidnapping, banditry and armed robbery have drastically reduced.
In his words, “The corps members are really doing well. You’ll agree since the inception of this government the rate of kidnapping, banditry and armed robbery have reduced drastically. It shows that the man that knows his onions is in charge”.
Welcoming the delegation, the Commandant, Ekiti State Peace Corps, Mr. Dele Omoju thanked them for their support for the agency and lauded their cooperation with the executive arm.
He ascribed their success at the agency to the cordial relationship they enjoy with other security outfits in the state.
Members of the house committee on security and special duties include: Hon. Lateef Akanle, Ekiti East II, Hon. Yemi Osatuyi, Oye II, Hon. Adeoye Aribasoye, Ikole II, Hon. Adekemi Balogun, Ado II, Hon. Oluwatoyin Lucas, Ado I, Ogunmosunle Bankole, Committe Clerk.