Govt. to review laws establishing Ogun State Security Trust Fund, says Gov Abiodun

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“Nobody will come and invest in these state if all they hear is cultism, kidnappings, armed robbery, we are going to look at the laws that established our security trust fund again, if there is need to make any amendment to that law, we need to re- launch that security trust fund, for some reason, it didn’t quite work well, perhaps for governance issues, we have to figure why it didn’t work well.”

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The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has described the state of the states security as embarrassing, saying that the violence that characterized the polity in the last two months was unprecedented in the history of the state.

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Prince Abiodun who made this known in his office while playing host to members of the Ogun State House of Assembly who were on a courtesy visit, said that the intolerance, hostility and violence that engulfed the state in the last two months shouldn’t be allowed to happen again.

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He noted that no company would come into the state and invest if all what they kept all hearing about the state were issues bothering on cultism, kidnappings and armed robbery, saying that his administration would look at the laws that established the states security trust fund and make amendments to the law if necessary.

“Nobody will come and invest in these state if all they hear is cultism, kidnappings, armed robbery, we are going to look at the laws that established our security trust fund again, if there is need to make any amendment to that law, we need to re- launch that security trust fund, for some reason, it didn’t quite work well, perhaps for governance issues, we have to figure why it didn’t work well,” he said.

Abiodun urged members of the 9th assembly to be patriotic and have a sense of responsibility to the state, adding that the members should leave partisan politics behind in the interest of the state.

In his remark, the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Olakunle Oluomo affirmed the readiness of the assembly to complement efforts of the Prince Dapo Abiodun led government at actualizing his building our future together mantra, through the passage of people oriented bills.

 

 

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