Respite for Ibokun with deployment of armoured vehicle

Sunmonu Tajudeen, of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (left); Officer-in-Charge, Special Anti Robbery Squad, Osun State Police Command, Adediji Olufemi; member representing Obokun State Constituency, at the of Osun State House of Assembly, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, Divisional Police Officer, Obokun Local Council, Durodola Taofik, during the presentation of Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) to Obokun Police Division, in Ibokun on Friday.

Sunmonu Tajudeen, of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (left); Officer-in-Charge, Special Anti Robbery Squad, Osun State Police Command, Adediji Olufemi; member representing Obokun State Constituency, at the of Osun State House of Assembly, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, Divisional Police Officer, Obokun Local Council, Durodola Taofik, during the presentation of Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) to Obokun Police Division, in Ibokun on Friday.

Respite came the way of the people of Ibokun, Obokun Local Council of Osun State on Friday, following the deployment of an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) to the town. Two persons lost their lives, others injured and large sums of money carted away, when armed robbers attacked an old generation bank and incapacitated business activities in the community since December 25, 2015.

To restore order and ensure that the bank re-opened for business, restore economic activities and promote commerce, the lawmaker representing Obokun State constituency, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, with the approval of the governor of the state, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, facilitated and financed the renovation of the vehicle for security of the area.

There was jubilation in the ancient town, as residents trooped out to welcome the vehicle.Oba’bokun of Ibokunland, Oba Festus Awogboro, commended the efforts of the state government and the lawmaker towards ensuring security of lives and property.

The Yeye Mojumu of Ibokun, Chief (Mrs.) Adenike Dunsin and the Iyaloja of Ibokun, Chief (Mrs.) Adeyemo Ramat, said the provision of the armoured vehicle was the exact need of the people of the area for their economic development.

They commended the state government and the lawmaker for responding to their yearnings and demands, saying the gesture has brought succor to the people. One of the youth leaders in the community, Olojede Adebowale said, since the closing down of the bank, he has been running errand for many elderly people by travelling far for banking transactions, on their behalf.

Handing over the Armoured vehicle to the DPO in charge of the town, Mr. Durodola Taofeeq, Oyintiloye said, the reopening of the bank would revive commercial and economic activities in the town.

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