Wednesday, January 27, 2021

ODHA seeks urgent repair of failed portions on highways to reduce kidnapping

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Ondo state House of Assembly has called on the state and federal governments to see to the repair of failed portions of highways to reduce kidnapping and road carnage.

The Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun who corroborated the lawmaker representing Ose state constituency, Mr. Oluyide Feyide sympathized with the people of Ifon condemning in strong terms the gruesome killing of the Olufon, Oba Adegoke Adeusi on the 26th of last month by unknown gunmen.

Orange FM’s Gbenga Oluwajana also reports that the 2021 proposed budget of over 159 billion naira was moved to committee stage for proper scrutiny and evaluation.

The lawmaker representing Ose constituency, Mr Oluyede Feyide in his prayers appealed for more deployment of Amotekun corps operatives to beef up security on Owo-Ifon road.

Other lawmakers advocated a drastic step by govt and stakeholders at all levels to ensure effective policing in the 18 council areas.

The speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun who commiserated with the people of Ifon on the murder of Oba Adegoke Adeusi noted that the worsening security situation in the country calls for urgent action.

While commending the Amotekun corps for its roles said there is need for urgent clearing of forest areas along Owo Ifon Benin road, and enforcing of the anti kidnapping law in the state.

He appealed to the state govt to create a special patrol task force to collaborate with the police to boost the security architecture.

Meanwhile, the 2021 proposed budget has been moved to committee stage for proper scrutiny which according to the lawmakers will provide hope for the common man on the street and increase productivity.

The speaker noted that the bill if passed into law will enhance human capital development and provide hope to the common man in Ondo state.

The speaker also debunked the rumour that a contempt of court notice was served on him over the complaint lodged by the nine suspended lawmakers.