Kidnapping on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

1/22/2022 9:12:00 AM

Kidnapping on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Kidnapping on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The security situation in Nigeria is getting out of hand and no part of the country is spared. That is why politicians must stop playing politics with the situation. The emergence of Amotekun in th…

The security situation in Nigeria is getting out of hand and no part of the country is spared. That is why politicians must stop playing politics with the situation. The emergence of Amotekun in the south west has helped greatly to curb insecurity but I must confess, it has only been the Amotekun in Ondo and Oyo States that has been proactive.

The Lagos- Ibadan expressway that stretches 132 kilometers to Ibadan has become a den for kidnappers as it has large swathes of ungoverned spaces. Only last week two people were killed in a commercial bus when kidnappers attacked commuters after Ibadan. And only recently another kidnapping incident happened around the Isara area with the kidnappers demanding a N20million ransom.

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Yes the terrorists are replicating what happens in Abuja- Kaduna highway after they've noticed the culprits there are not apprehended.

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Gani Adams Berates Police, DSS Operatives For Rejecting Joint Patrol Initiative To Secure Lagos-Ibadan Expressway | Sahara ReportersHe noted that collaborative efforts with South-West security stakeholders would have reduced incessant attacks unleashed on innocent travellers by assailants on the road. PeterCh14628144 PeterCh14628144 RT They should think of a permanent solution

Aare Onakakanfo wants police to accept rescue initiative along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsAare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has blamed the police for foiling the proposed partnership that was aimed at securing Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Sorry they can't because Nigerian government and bandits are well connected

Viber The security situation in Nigeria is getting out of hand and no part of the country is spared.In a statement by its spokesman, Jare Ajayi, on Wednesday, Afenifere said the government has not done enough to tackle insecurity in the country, calling for more stringent actions from security agencies and the leaders.End killings, kidnappings, Reps tell police, DSS, others An 18-passenger bus driver shuttling Lagos and Ibadan, Fatai Alatise, appealed to the police to beef up security on the expressway, saying there was a need for regular patrol to keep the attacks at bay.Wale Odunsi Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has said the police foiled an initiative aimed at securing the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

That is why politicians must stop playing politics with the situation. The emergence of Amotekun in the south west has helped greatly to curb insecurity but I must confess, it has only been the Amotekun in Ondo and Oyo States that has been proactive.” The body recalled that earlier in the year some persons were also reportedly abducted at Onigaari Village on the same Lagos/Ibadan Expressway while others escaped being kidnapped on the same route last week. The Lagos- Ibadan expressway that stretches 132 kilometers to Ibadan has become a den for kidnappers as it has large swathes of ungoverned spaces. I was shocked when I learnt about the wedding guests abducted in the morning last Sunday. Only last week two people were killed in a commercial bus when kidnappers attacked commuters after Ibadan. “Reports had it that some displaced terrorists in the northern part of the country led by one Belo Turji are making incursions into Yorubaland in the western part of Nigeria,” the statement added. And only recently another kidnapping incident happened around the Isara area with the kidnappers demanding a N20million ransom. “The idea came up after a series of meetings with leaders and members of the Southwest Security Stakeholders Group.

I must confess the Lagos-Ibadan expressway is unsafe and all hands must on deck to solve the security challenge. Giving orders is not enough, the group said, adding that “the appropriate panacea is not being applied to the scourge.” On Tuesday, an actor, Adeniyi Johnson, equally wrote about the prevailing insecurity on the expressway on his Twitter handle, @AdeniyijohnsonO. Recently the Aare Ona Kankanfo accused the police of lack of cooperation in fighting kidnapping on the express road and I shudder to hear that because this is not the time to trade blames. This is the time to work together to stop pervasive insecurity. As part of solutions to the problem, the Afenifere called for the removal of security from the exclusive list, and the enforcement of the anti-open grazing laws among others. Lagos – Ibadan expressway is fast becoming another Wild Wild West. “I have bills to pay and mouths to feed…. I have missed several family visits out of fear. More on Local. The road has become volatile for travellers, there is a need for urgent intervention.

Something should be done. Rufai Oseni, rufaioseni@gmail. The personnel said they had started combing forests in the region for the fleeing terrorists from the North-West.com .