Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, has said that security apparatus has been deployed in top capacities, to Idi-Ayunre/Ijebu-Ode to ensure that all the people in the state go about their day-to-day activities without any form of molestation or harassment from criminal elements.
Onadeko stated this on Monday, April 19, 2021, when she visited Idi-Ayunre axis of Ibadan-Ijebu Ode Road, where there has been incessant kidnapping.
In a statement issued by Oyo state’s Image Maker, DSP Adewale Osifeso, CP Onadeko said she has defined ways to bring kidnapping in the Idi-Ayunre forest axis’ to a halt, in order to consolidate the success recorded from various releases of abducted persons.
Onadeko was at the assessment spot in the company of members of the Deputy Commissioner, Operations, Abubakar Lawal; Deputy Commissioner, Criminal Investigation Department, Wale Abass; Divisional Police Officer, Idi Ayunre, CSP Morakinyo, among other officers.
According to the police boss? the forest was combed through Mamu, Dalley Junction, its environs and across Ogun State border, with the aim of sharing information and conducting intelligence-led operations between the two states.
The police boss informed “both private and public users of the idi-Ayunre/Ijebu-Ode road, as well as every other boundary-related routes within the Oyo State Police Command’s jurisdiction are to bear in mind that security apparatus has been deployed in top capacities, to ensure that all and sundry within the state go about their day-to-day activities without any form of molestation or harassment from unscrupulous elements,” Onadeko sstates further.
She however, sought people’s cooperation with the police in exchange of credible and timely information, while she also enjoined the people of the state to stay away from crime.
She advocated alignment with the holy virtues associated with the holy month of Ramadan, within and beyond the Ramadan period