Drones, CCTVs To Be Deployed To Fight Insecurity In Southwest — Ooni of Ife

Ooni of Ife
Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday says plans are underway to deploy drones and CCTVs to boost security of lives and properties in the South West.

The monarch disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and other traditional rulers from the South West at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The Ooni revealed also that the President has agreed to fast-track the monitoring of the forests in the region with the use of technology like drones and mounting CCTV on highways.

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He disclosed that any identified Fulani who engages in criminal activities will be shown the way out of the region, while the security architecture of the country will be restricted.

He added also that Adamu Mohammed, the Inspector General of Police, and other security stakeholders are in a meeting with the president behind closed doors.

He noted also policemen and officers will be recruited among people born and living in the various communities in the region.

“Community policing, so that they will recruit policemen and officers from the community, that were born there and brought up there and they won’t be able to move them around.

“We can use that strategy to avert a lot of tension going on around South West in the particular now,” he said