The Oyo State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Sunday, accused the safety businesses of being partial in dealing with the latest civil disturbance at Shasha market in Ibadan.
DAILY POST remembers that the market was not too long ago engulfed with disaster because of the dying of a Yoruba man, Mr. Shakirideen Adeola, who died because of the attraction allegedly positioned on him by one other particular person, who’s from Hausa ethnic group.
Our correspondent, nevertheless, gathered that about seven suspects have been arrested in reference to the burning of outlets and homes within the space.
DAILY POST gathered that every one the seven suspects arrested by the police are all from the Yoruba ethnic group.
NUJ, whereas reacting, condemned the arrest of solely Yoruba ethnic group.
The union in a communique issued on the finish of its March Congress, additionally urged the Federal Authorities to beef up the safety community nationwide for the safety of lives and Property.
The union in a communique signed by the three-man communique drafting committee, Sola Samuel-Ojewole (Chairman), Dupe Fehintola ( Secretary) and Musliudeen Adebayo (member) additionally suggested Oyo State authorities to place in place all machineries for efficient safety.
The union additionally condemned excesses of customs officers breaking outlets to confiscate alleged contraband items.
“That the Federal Authorities ought to beef up safety networks nationwide for the safety of lives and Property.
“That Oyo State authorities ought to put in place all machineries for efficient safety.
“That the Congress decried the arrest of solely Yoruba suspects after a latest Sasa public disturbance, placing questions on the safety brokers’ partial operational method.
“That the congress condemned the spate and excesses of customs officers breaking outlets to confiscate alleged contraband items.
“That authorities in any respect ranges ought to put up synergy to finish the porous Safety community throughout Nigeria, to safeguard the nation’s territorial integrity.
“That the Congress famous that since Vice President B Zone had retired since August 19, 2020 and ceases to be member of OYO NUJ beneath the platform by means of which he turned the VP and in accordance with the NUJ structure (Article 6 (8) that if any officer retires or turns into unemployed, he shall be allowed to proceed in workplace for six months after which, he ceases to be a member of NUJ, no such particular person ought to have proper to carry workplace and the put up shall be crammed by means of a bye-election.
“Consistent with the above Article 6 part 8, Comrade Cosmas Olalekan Oni should vacate his put up and cease parading himself as VP B Zone henceforth.
“That according to the prevailing developmental tasks and extra importantly; newly launched 30-acre land Journalists Property on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and the novel take off, of the Journalists Belief Fund to offer free curiosity loans and cater for members in misery, the Ademola Babalola-led Union management was given a pat on the again and eulogised for making large strides in positioning Oyo NUJ as really Pacesetter Council within the comity of different State Councils within the Union.”
Shasha mayhem: Oyo NUJ accuses safety businesses of partiality