The Ogun State government has assured the residents in the state and travelers commuting through it of adequate security before, during and after the Yuletide period.
The government added that it would intensify efforts by giving more support to the security agencies to rid the Ogun State corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway of kidnappers and other armed gangs.
In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, mr Kunle Somorin, this Friday, said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, mr Lanre Bankole, after a security meeting with Governor Dapo Abiodun, disclosed that the security agencies had put in place adequate arrangements in terms of manpower and equipment to confront any security challenge in any part of the state during and after the festivities.
According to the police boss the police are battle ready to deal with any breakdown of law and order in any part of the state as my men have been put in high alert and I can assure the people of the state that their security is guaranteed.
He warned that the command would give hot chase to the hoodlums by making the state unattractive to them saying they will have no safe haven in any part of this state, that I can assure them
The statement concluded that the meeting which was convened to discuss current security issues affecting the state with a view to putting appropriate measures to ensure the safety of lives and property of indigenes and residents alike, was attended by the heads of security agencies in the state.