Military Commander Visits Ekiti Speaker
Garrison Commander in charge of the 32 Artillery Brigade in Ikole Ekiti, Col Godwin Ugochukwu Nwamba, in company of other officers, has paid a courtesy visit to the Speaker of Ekiti State, Right Honourable Funminiyi Afuye, promising a tough time for Kidnapers in Ekiti State and its environ.
Speaking in the office of the Speaker, Col Nwamba, who came with the Officer Commanding Anti-Kidnapping Squad, Ekiti State, Lt Cril Mnwagwu and Officer Commanding Operation Flush Ekiti State, Capt Joshua Zoaka, said: “all the routes leading in and out of Ekiti are now safe for motorists and commuters as we are battle ready to eradicate abduction and other acts of terrorism in the State.”
The Commandant sought the cooperation of the three arms of government in the State to make their job easy through adequate enlightenment of the citizenry on their safety tips. He stressed the need for giving information to appropriate security agencies when any strange movement is noticed in the community.
The Speaker who was also joined by the Deputy Speaker, Hon Hakeem Jamiu, Leader of the House, Hon Gboyega Aribisogan, Deputy Leader, Hon Tajudeen Akingbolu and the Special Adviser on Media to the Speaker, Akogun Tai Oguntayo, thanked the commandant for coming.
Rt Hon Afuye stressed the need to have a relative peace in Ekiti State because “Ours is homogeneous State with identical in dialect, culture and tradition”. He assured the Commandant of maximum cooperation of the State House of Assembly.
While corroborating the Speaker’s views, the Leader of the House, Hon Aribisogan further explained the workings of the House to the visitors while he also stressed the importance of their visit to the leadership of the House.
He also assured the security kingpins that the three arms of government in Ekiti State are working hand in hand to find a lasting solution to the security challenges in Ekiti State.
The meeting which was a closed door one did not last for more than 40 minutes as the Garrison Commandant declined further comment on security reasons.