Monarch urges South West governors to forge common front against insecurity | Dailytrust

Monarch urges South West governors to forge common front against insecurity

FILE PHOTO: Residents protest insecurity in Jibia
FILE PHOTO: Residents protest insecurity in Jibia

The Aseyin of Iseyin, Oba Abdganiy Salawudeen Adekunle on Tuesday urged the governors in the South West to forge a common front in the fight against insecurity and quest to control natural resources within their domains.

Aseyin said the time has come for them to restart economic renewal reforms that will bear the identity of the old Western Region, which helped the region to use the natural resources found in the states for development.

The monarch made the call while receiving visitors who paid him homage at the ongoing 2021 Oro Festival which started on Sunday.

“It is pertinent that the governors in the South West forge a common front to fight insecurity, which has affected the common people more. The first solution is for them to look inward to improve on commercial activities of their people, they need to create a seamless communication network within which they will make easier understanding of policy directions and activities possible,” he said.

He equally tasked the governors to give more power to the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), popularly called ‘Amotekun’, so as to reassert confidence in the operatives of the agency.