Oyetola advocates collective efforts to end insecurity
From Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has stressed the need for collective efforts to combat the menace of insecurity confronting the country.
Oyetola made the call in Osogbo during a public lecture to commemorate June 12 as democracy day.
The governor who was represented by his Deputy, Benedict Alabi said his administration is proactive on measures to sustain the existing peace in the state.
While commending the organisers of the programme, he maintained that the topic for discussion at the programme which centered on insecurity was apt in view of the challenging nature of insecurity confronting the nation.
Oyetola who noted with concern the level of insecurity in some parts of Nigeria agreed that the current situation required collective efforts of stakeholders on the way out of the problem.
He highlighted steps being taken by his administration to deal with the menace adding that social security measures with emphasis on youths would go a long way in mitigating the problem.
While stating that his administration is looking at potentials that abound in the state, he maintained that agriculture is being accorded priority as a way of eliciting youths interest in farming.