Kwara deploys security operatives in Obbo-Aiyegunle-Osi over kidnapping, killings
Kwara State Government has deployed a reinforced security team to Obbo Aiyegunle/Osi axis in the Kwara South Senatorial District following the killing of two persons and abduction of travellers by unknown gunmen on Saturday.
The state government appealed to the people of Obbo Aiyegunle to be calm in the wake of fresh abduction and death of the two persons.
In a statement on Sunday, the government said a reinforced security team comprising police, secret service, and the military has been despatched to support the existing security architecture in the area.
According to the statement by the Commissioner of Communications, Bode Towoju, the government “sincerely commiserates with the families of the two victims who lost their lives and pledged to take every step to safely return those abducted to their loved ones.
“While the police and DSS contingents have since arrived the area, the military team is expected to join the operation that is planned to not only rescue the victims but also ensure that appropriate actions are taken against the perpetrators,” according to the statement by the Commissioner for Communications, Bode Towoju.