Reactions have continued to path a press release credited to Governor Dapo Abiodun that he would rule Ogun State for a interval of eight years.
DAILY POST stories Abiodun as saying on Wednesday that he would possibly flip a pastor after serving “eight years” as governor.
However the assertion has been met with collection of reactions from Ogun folks and others from far and vast, particularly on the social media.
Whereas some wished the governor properly, others expressed worries that the governor was “working after 2023 election” regardless of the rising insecurity within the state.
The Leragun of Igbehin Abeokuta, Chief Toyin Amuzu, couldn’t conceal his ideas as he instructed Abiodun to overlook the 2023 election for now, asking him to take the protection and safety of Ogun State residents critically.
This, the Okanlomo of Ijeun mentioned was vital “as a substitute of taking part in undue politics that reveals unconcern to the plight of the folks.”
The Egba chief, whereas talking in Abeokuta, reminded Abiodun that gunmen simply assassinated a hotelier and his spouse in Atan-Ota on Tuesday, whereas the Gateway ICT Polytechnic in Saapade despatched residence its college students over worsening insecurity within the State.
Amuzu expressed disappointment that, “there have been collection of safety points in Ogun East, Ogun West and Ogun Central Senatorial Districts of the State.”
The standard chief mentioned he was shocked that Gov Abiodun “is extra involved about his second time period bid, even right now when Ogun is going through such safety problem, infrastructural deficit, financial doldrums and a complete lot.”
Based on him, “a severe authorities would have settled right down to sort out headlong, the safety challenges and create options to the various issues confronting the state earlier than considering of re-election.”
He questioned how the Ogun Governor makes use of his safety votes, saying identical ought to have been used to empower the youths and cut back their involvement in crimes.
He suggested the state authorities to not solely create an enabling setting for companies to thrive, however to make sure that extra job alternatives are created to positively have interaction the folks.
“By now, we must always have Shut Circuit tv, CCTV in strategic locations, correct profiling of individuals, sensitisation, group safety and collaboration amongst different concepts to test the safety problem,” Amuzu mentioned.
He careworn on the necessity for Governor Dapo Abiodun to not overlook his roles of security and safety, in addition to the well-being of the folks which he swore to guard as governor of the State.