Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde says the Joint Security Post, set up at Mamu village which is a border between Ibadan and Ijebu Ode is to complement efforts of the security operatives aimed at nipping insecurity particularly kidnapping in the bud.
He stated this during an inspection tour to the border area.
Engineer Makinde said the Mamu Joint Security Post was set up to secure the entry and exit points in the state, adding that the Mamu post was a pilot project that would soon be replicated in all the borders with other states.
According to the governor, there was CCTV camera at the post being monitored from the Security Control Room in Ibadan, to deal with any breach of insecurity promptly.
Governor Makinde assured the people of the state of his administration’s committment towards provision of adequate security of lives and property.
He added that his administration, in collaboration with the security agencies in the state, were working round the clock to ensure that residents of the state were secured.
Heads of security agencies in the state; Ngozi Onadeko – Oyo State Police Commissioner and Iskilu Akinsanya – Oyo State Commadant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps(NSCDC) took part in the inspection tour.
The governor later handed over nine patrol pickup vans to the Police and NSCDC; five pickup vans for the Police and four pickup vans for NSCDC