Insecurity: Ondo North appeals for more military checkpoints
From Jimoh Ahmed, Ikare Akoko.
In view of the growing security challenges in the country, especially kidnapping, the people of Ondo North appeals for Senatorial District have appealed to the Ondo State Government to increase the presence of security operatives in the area.
They specially called for more military check points at strategic places in all the communities across the district.
Similarly, they commended the Ondo state government and all other Southwest states for deeming it fit to launch the Southwest Security Network other wise known as Operation Amotekun.
Speaking with The Hope, a community leader in Ikare, Alhaji Amuda Okoja stated that the rate of kidnappings, robbery and herdsmen attack in Akoko land and the entire Ondo North District is alarming and needs urgent solution.
Alhaji Amuda said government at all levels in the country must now wake up and live up to the expectations of providing security for the people.
According to him, the people of Akoko have experienced enough of security challenges which have been threatening their peace and existence as a people.
In the same vein, the Vicar of Saint Johns Anglican Church, Oyin Akoko, Reverend Canon Isaac Awowole called on the government to expedite actions on the formation of the Amotekun security outfit.
Awowole said the people are already being faced with other economic challenges aside from the security issue and as such should be freed from security anxiety, so as to be able to find ways to confront economic issues.