By Adekola Afolabi
The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu yesterday sworn-in the newly appointed Special Adviser on Security Matters, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye.
Adeleye was appointed yesterday by the governor.
At the ceremony held at the State Executive Council Chambers of the Governor’s Office in Akure, Governor Akeredolu re-emphasized that no efforts would be spared to protect the lives and properties of residents of the state.
The Governor who explained the appointment of the State Commander of Amotekun Corps is expected to further strengthen the security architecture of the state, also charged him to redouble efforts towards securing the state.
Akeredolu described Adeleye as a man who has shown commitment in improving the security status of the State.
He said the main reason for the creation of the position is to always get feed backs from the Executive Council meeting where various deliberations are made in all sectors.
The Governor appealed to residents of the state to join hands with his administration to further secure the state towards overall development.
The Special Adviser, Chief Adetunji Adeleye while thanking the governor for the opportunity, described his appointment as a pleasant surprise.
He assured the governor and the people of the state of his resolve to justify the confidence reposed in him.
He added that his quest for a safer Ondo State is borne out of genuine desire for a better environment in the State.
“This additional responsibility is a call for better service from me and men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency. We do review of Security situation in the State every 10:pm, Sundays inclusive, since we came on board and we hardly close until when we have touched the 18 local governments.
“This responsibility means that we are yet to see the best in terms of adequate security in this State”, he added.
He also commended efforts of other security agencies in fighting insecurity in the State.
“They have worked with us, they have accepted us. The work has been easy with their cooperation and the quality advice we have shared”, Adeleye added.