Thursday July 29, 2021 4:36 AM

APC slams Makinde over of insecurity in Oyo State

The Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) has tasked  Governor Seyi Makinde on the orgy of insecurity and violence taking place in the state

The state major opposition party lamented that  Makinde who was elected on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) is towing the path of the previous PDP administrations in the state

In a statement, APC Publicity Secretary, Abdulaziz Olatunde said that the level of violence unleashed on the innocent traders and passersby in Iwo Road axis were condemnable.

The statement reads: “The people of Oyo State are again reminded of the promise of Governor Makinde when he visited Igangan after the bloody mayhem of Sunday, June 6, 2021, that the incident would be the end of a security breach in Oyo State.

The party said that he failed to keep to his promise , noting that after the Igangan mayhem and the one that took place subsequently on Iwo Road, Ibadan, on June 16, there have been daily occurrences of violence within the Ibadan metropolis.

“It is essential that we remind Makinde, once again, to put politics aside and embrace good governance at least for once,” the statement said.

It added: “Moreover, the youth that are daily and systematically suffering from the lackadaisical attitude of Makinde to the security of Oyo State are the backbone of the development of any society; imagine the anger and the despondency of the youth which forced them to carry the victims and casualties to the office of Governor Makinde.

“Unfortunately, eyewitnesses say operatives of Amòtékùn security outfit watched helplessly while the orgy of violence and mayhem was being unleashed. This, perhaps, confirms the fear of the populace that unqualified persons were recruited into the Amòtékùn outfit for an ulterior motive.”

“Finally, for any state to attract investors, security of lives and properties is the major prerequisite, as witnessed during the last administration led by Sen Abiola Ajimobi when foreign direct investors flowed to Oyo State. As stakeholders in the affairs of Oyo State, we are once again advising Governor Makinde to brace up and rejig the

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