……Traditional Rulers and Community Leader Commend the Council Boss for his dedications to the Welfare of his people.
In line with the State Government directives, that a government regulated Civilian armed vigilante group be established, In a bid to check numerous security lapse that has currently threaten the peace of the State.
The Chairman Ovia North East Local Government Area, Honorable Scott Ogbemudia today inaugurated the Local Vigilante Group in okada the administrative Headquarters of the Local Government, according to Ogbemudia, the group is to complement the national established security agencies such as The Nigeria police and their sister security agencies.
Calling for Synergy, the Council Boss appealed to Security agencies, Enigie, Odionweres and other community Leaders who were at the inauguration ceremony to help take the message to others to see the vigilante group as a security unit created to complement the unending efforts in crime fighting at respective areas of jurisdiction.
On their part, the Traditional rulers and the Security Agencies Representative’s commended the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and the Council Boss, for deciding to tackle crimes from the grassroot level.
As they noted that the current security situation in the state, necessitates for emergency declaration in the Security sector where everyone is required to partake in the business of ensuring the Safety of all in our society.
The objectives of the Local Government Vigilante Group is to complement the efforts of the security agencies across the thirteen wards of the Local Government Area and prioritized their operations within the flash point of the LGA.