Insecurity: Oginni Blames Politicians For Nigeria's Woes, As NSCDC Charges Political Parties On Sustainable Peace - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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Insecurity: Oginni Blames Politicians For Nigeria's Woes, As NSCDC Charges Political Parties On Sustainable Peace

Commandant Awosusi and Chairman, LRPP, Comrade Oginni Olaposi
Adenike Sanusi
ABEOKUTA - The Chairman, League of Registered Political Parties (LRPP), Ogun state chapter, Comrade Oginni Olaposi Sunday has blamed Nigerian politicians for the the security challenges in the country, stressing the need for collective efforts to combat the menace.

Oginni disclosed that, political leaders encouraged insecurity because of their strong desire to get political positions.

He stated this on Monday at the 1st  inaugural lecture and award ceremony of the LRPP, Ogun state chapter held at the multipurpose hall, Olumo, Abeokuta. 

In his words, "the little chances created by the politicians to cause security breaches has become wider and spread across the nation which cannot be resolved for years.

"During most elections, thugs are encouraged to perform their hooliganism instead of cautioning them. After the campaign the thugs becomes useless on the street and cause havoc.

"It is obvious that most of the security challenges facing the country today needed political solution rather than guns and bullets. It's a general belief that most the security challenges are created by political leaders who are over ambitious in one way or the other" he concluded.

Oginni therefore advised the Ogun state government to make use of the presentation and lectures for the betterment of the security network in the state.

Also speaking, the Provost, Civil Defence College of Security Management, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Commandant Rachael Awosusi stressed the need for continuous training and retraining of security personnel and sensitization of school Pupils, teachers & parents across the state as parts of the tremendous efforts towards ensuring a crime free atmosphere in Ogun state. 

Commandant Awosusi however, urged government in the state to ensure equal distribution and provision of security gadgets to the agencies for maximum security service delivery in the state.

Awosusi therefore urged political parties in the state to close gap and learn to leave in peace with one another.

Meanwhile, the APC Secretary in the state, Mr. Ayo Olubori enjoined political elites to use their office to correct the ills in the society. 

Olubori while addressing members of different political parties present at the inaugural lecture expantiated more on the roles of political parties in the development of the State.

 "A winner must emerge, that's the beauty of a race. Our political platform won but runs an all inclusive government . I am appreciative of the combined effort of political parties who played maturely during and after the general election that made APC, the ruling party and creating a crisis-less environment for development to thrive by posing an healthy rivarlry.

"Politics is the most potent part of power and with power you can influence so many things chief of which is security. If we fail to do that, to secure the lives and properties of our people, for them to be free from anxiety, fear and danger, the message is; leaders need to be aware when they are facing such situation. There is no where in the world where revolution are planned, it is a spontaneous reaction".

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