The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun has charged security agencies to adopt new techniques in tackling the challenges of insecurity currently confronting Nation
Governor Abiodun made this known while recieving the new State Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niyi Ajibola, at his Oke Mosan Office, Abeokuta where he added that only a new approach by the security agencies can reverse the trend of banditry, kidnapping, insurgency and other forms of criminality disturbing peaceful co-existence of the country.
Prince Abiodun observed that security was not only about providing the needed weapons, but adequate welfare to the officers and men, adding that the relative peace in the state was as a result of synergy among the various security agencies.
He said the state in the past three years, has risen to the security challenges by establishing the Amotekun Corps to assist the federal security agencies, noting that there cannot be a break down of law and order that will threaten the commonwealth of the state
Speaking earlier, Commandant Ajibola said his mission was to support the government to meet its policies and programmes, by ensuring adequate security in all the nooks and crannies of the state.
Ajibola who decried the upsurge of cult activities in the state, said the Counter Terrorists Unit of the Corps would assist the state in tackling the menace adding that plans are on to establish a Quick Response Squad to respond to emergency security cases around the state.