If the Battle against crimes and criminality in Ondo state must be won successfully, all security agencies in the state must collaborate and work together.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who spoke while receiving the new AIG Zone 17 in-charge of Ondo and Ekiti, Mr Isaac Akinmoyede, said it is the responsibility of both the government and security agencies to ensure the safety of lives and property of the people.
Government house correspondent, Joseph Ikugbonmire reports that the governor equally played host to the new Brigade Commander, 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure, Brigedier General Raymond Utsaha in his office.
While receiving his guests the Governor commended the efforts of security agencies geared towards securing the state and protecting lives and property of the citizens.
Akeredolu who particularly appreciated the support of the out-gone Brigade Commander, Zakari Abubakar and the current state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, stressed that they both demonstrated competence and professionalism.
He said the current synergy among security agencies particularly Amotekun Corps should be sustained to curb kidnappings, armed robbery, farmers/herders clashes and other criminal activities in the state.
The Governor assured of his administration’s commitment to make ondo state crime free .
Earlier, the new AIG Zone 17, Mr Isaac Akinmoyede, appreciated Governor Akeredolu for his sustained support and cooperation while pledging to do his best to reduce crime rate in the state.
Also the new Brigade Commander, Brigedier General Raymond Utsaha, equally solicited harmonious working relationship with other security agencies.
The out gone brigade commander, general Zakari Abubakar in his remarks thanked the governor for his support at all times and enjoined him to extend similar gesture to his successor to enable him succeed in the state