Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Sunday vowed to deal ruthlessly with criminals terrorising the humans of the state.
The governor stated this in a announcement issued in Abeokuta with the aid of his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin.
Newsmen record that the state police command had formerly on Sunday paraded 150 suspects in connection with latest sequence of harassments, robberies, burglaries and cult clashes that came about inside the Agbado Ijaiye, Sango, Ijoko and Ifo axis of the state.
The governor said: “It has come to be expedient that we do no longer spare the rod and damage the child. Anybody, no remember whose infant he or she is, if determined responsible of armed robbery, would be visited with the full weight of the law, inclusive of capital punishment.”
Abiodun entreated the police to intensify efforts at curbing the nefarious things to do of criminals, asking them to smoke them out of their hideouts and without delay look into these worried in the things to do throughout the state.
He stated the state would avail all different protection outfits, inclusive of the Department of State Services and the Armed Forces, with essential fabric and logistic help to quit the reign of terror unleashed with the aid of armed robbers on the state.
“I will now not hesitate to verify sentences, even of capital punishment, if that will deter these social misfits. Ogun has zero-tolerance for criminals and we will deal with it with venomous measures,” he said.
The governor counseled the country police command for its swiftness and immediate adherence to the directive of the country authorities to flush out these turning the sit-at-home order to a crook enterprise.
He enjoined all different applicable corporations to right away up their brain gathering mechanisms to make sure that there used to be no reoccurrence of the crook acts, specifically as the country continues to warfare the COVID-19 pandemic.
He restated governments dedication to making sure that the nation remained conducive for dwelling and organizations barring worry of criminals and different unscrupulous elements.
Abiodun certain the humans that he would now not joke with the safety of lives and property of residents and residents alike.
The governor brought that he would proceed to provide all fundamental guide to protection agencies, as he had achieved with the aid of presenting mobility and different working tools for positive provider delivery.
The governor enjoined all law-abiding residents and residents to continue to be calm and proceed to comply with the stay-at-home directive as the scenario is now wholly beneath control.