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Insecurity : South West Speakers Task State Govts To Precure Surveillance Equipment

  Following the security challenges in the country, the Conference of Speakers of the South West region has urged States government to precure surveillance equipment to tackle security situation in the region. The conference urged the States of the region to come together to procure Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) and at least 3 helicopters for…”
Olamide
May 10, 2021 3:28 pm

 

Following the security challenges in the country, the Conference of Speakers of the South West region has urged States government to precure surveillance equipment to tackle security situation in the region.
The conference urged the States of the region to come together to procure Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) and at least 3 helicopters for surveillance of the entire region.

Conference of Speakers of the South West region rose from meeting held in Ibadan at the weekend, commended the efforts of the state governments within the region in addressing the issue of security challenges across the South west.

The Conference headed by the Speaker of the Ondo State house of Assembly, Oleyelogun Bamidele, said it is pleased that efforts being made by the State governments in addressing the Security challenges across the region are yielding fruits.

It called on the Federal to take more proactive measures to address the issue of insecurity adding that identified perpetrators must be brought to justice to discourage re-occurrence.

It added that States within the region should adequately empower forest rangers to embark on aggressive patrol of the forests to enhance the security architecture of the region.

The forum also called for the strengthening of the law establishing the Western Security Network also known as Amotekun corps to give room for the employment of able bodied unemployed youths to help in information gathering, surveillance and intelligence.

The Forum also called for the establishment of State Police and a South West Security summit to bring to fruition the suggestions.

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