Insecurity: Ooni Receives NSCDC New Commandant

……..harps on collaboration among security agencies

The Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja ii, has called on Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) to synergize with other security agencies to tackle the security challenges facing the country.

In a press release on Friday, 9th February 2024 signed by the Civil Defence PRO, Osun State Command, ASC Adeleke Kehinde, said that Oba Enitan Ogunwusi gave the charge In his palace at, Ile Ife while receiving the new Commandant of NSCDC, Osun State Command, Dr Akintayo Adaralewa.

The Imperial Majesty, who called for strong collaboration among security operatives in the country said, this would make them tackle insecurity as an indivisible entity, noting that no single security agency can do the work alone.

”Osun state is relatively peaceful and as traditional institutions, we will always support security agents to make the state safer. I also want to commend NSCDC personnel that work in the palace, they are dutiful they are representing the corps very well’’. The monarch said.

Earlier in his speech, Commandant Adaralewa explained that his visit to the frontline monarch was to seek guidance, pay homage, receive royal blessings and support of Ooni to succeed in the task ahead.

‘’Kabiyesi, I am elated to be in your palace today, it’s a dream come true, I am here to ask you to support me as you did to my predecessors through which they succeeded’’. Adaralewa said.

While highlighting his agenda for Osun State, the Commandant assured the monarch of an improved security of lives and property, saying his administration would pay more attention to the issue of the farmers-herders crisis in the state, he assured that an era of crisis between herders and farmers would be a thing of the past as he’s ready to work assiduously by deploying his Agro rangers personnel to flash points in the state

He also reiterated the corps’ commitment to fighting the scourge of insecurity in the country while soliciting credible intelligence from members of the public.