Insecurity: Oluwo advices FG to empower traditional rulers
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale has said that there was a need for the Federal government to find traditional rulers in order to strengthen the security in the country.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Alli Ibraheem on Friday.
Akanbi maintained that traditional rulers were the most effective to checkmate the trend of insecurity, urging the Federal Government to fund only responsible traditional rulers who have authority over their subjects…….Continue Reading
The monarch said, in order to proffer solutions to the lingering insecurity, the traditional institution needs both constitutional and financial backing to carry out the task.
He maintained that security agencies needs traditional institution to work adequately and there’s need for an urgent constitutional and financial empowerment of traditional rulers to bring this to pass.
He said: “Since all enforcement agencies are dependent on traditional institutions for optimum performance, I, therefore, call for an urgent constitutional and financial empowerment.
“The most effective structure to checkmate insecurity is to empower traditional rulers constitutionally and financially. As a father to my subjects, I know every nook and cranny of my land.
“I’ve Baales, Chiefs and Princes cutting across all locations within my territory. If anything goes wrong anywhere, I know who to call for detailed and factual information. Should there be a breach, those appointed by my office must know who to hold responsible. You can’t just mess up here. I have a properly structured and effective government.
He therefore, adviced the federal government to strengthen the institution, adding that the state of the nation calls for better patronage of the institution and responsible monarchs should be security alert.
“I look forward to seeing the government response in a jiffy. Most of us can still act beyond should the government look into this piece,” he concluded.