A Professor of Educational and Administrative Management, David Olufemi Bamgbose, has called on the federal government to deploy modern technology such as drones to fight banditry, kidnapping and other crimes in the country.
Bamgbose, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2015 election in Ogun State said if the war against terrorism, banditry and kidnapping must be won, the federal government must invest drones and other security gadgets.
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The don, who said this in an interview with newsmen in Abeokuta, Ogun State, lamented the recent attack on Igangan community in Oyo State by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
He berated the uncoordinated reaction of Southwest governors to attacks by killer herdsmen in different parts of the region and called on the governors to rise to the insecurity challenge in their states before it escalates to the level it has attained in the Northeastern part of the country.
Bamgbose also called on the governors to urgently convey a security summit of stakeholders to address the rising insecurity in the region.
“There is a need for us to reach out to other countries and organisations outside Nigeria to help us fight insecurity,” he added.