The Executive Chairman of Oluyole Local Government, Idi-Ayunre Oyo State, Hon. Settle Olaide, today laid foundation for unbeatable security architecture for the local government area.
the newly composed security tagged “Oluyole Security Surveillance Team (OSST)” will compliment the efforts of DSS, Police, Civil Defense, Amotekun and other security agencies.
Speaking during the programme, Hon. Settle Olaide said; “As it is constitutionally obligated to the government and statutorily legislated that the fundamental purpose of government is the need to protect the lives and properties of our dear people is the pillar that determine the failure or success of any government as it is the political barometer that weights the strength of delivery of every government across the three (3) tiers of the federally consummated state”
The mandate giving to OSST is to provide:
- Useful intelligence gathering through prompt, verifiable security information.
- Collaborative support to the Police, DSS, Civil Defense all other federal security agencies.
- Patrol all the nooks and crannies of Oluyole local government to keep it secure from internal and external attacks.
- Identify and map out strategies to curtail the excesses of our youths who engage in all forms of social vices such as smoking and consumption of prohibited hard drugs in public places such as cannabis, Indian hemp and all other hard drugs which stimulate their excessive illegal and harmful actions to the public e.g. rape.
- Provide other useful supports towards physical, personal, document, food and environmental security.
In other to assist the OSST to deliver on the above mandates, the Hon Settle Olaide led PDP administration is not just recruiting personnel to beef up security in the ten wards that makes up the local council but also supporting them with working tools such as:
a. Twelve new Bajaj model motorcycles for patrolling and surveillance. The Hon Olaide Settle led government has also entered into an MOU with petrol filling stations for the purpose of fuelling the motorcycles for efficient service delivery.
b. Walkie talkies of 12 Kilometers range for information and intelligence gathering.
d. Uniforms for 72 personnel of OSST
e. Sniffer Dogs
f. Refurbishment of patrol vehicles for Police Divisions in Oluyole LG
g. Steel cabinets and stationeries for DSS, NSCDC and Police Divisions in Oluyole LG
h. Other various security gadgets were also provided.
Earlier in his own speech at the occasion, Chief Luqman Oyebisi Ilaka added that security of life and properties remains the priority of his excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde, in securing the state, thereby exploring local intelligence in policing our local area and the state at large.
He further commend the effort of the council Boss, Hon. Settle Olaide for carrying out the wishes of the governor, in establishing his local initiatives, tagged “Oluyole Security Surveillance Team”.
Present at the lunching and commissioning of Oluyole Security Surveillance Team (OSST) was the immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Seyi Makinde, Chief Bisi Ilaka, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor, Hon Olawale Mogbonjubola Jagaban, Special Assistant to the Governor, Hon Olumide Akinlade, Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, COMPOL Owoseni, Executive Assistant to Governor on Security, Mr Odukoya, Head of Local Government Administration, Alhaja, PDP Leader in Oluyole LG, Prince Lasun Salami, Oyo State Publicity Secretary, Engr Akeem Olatunji, Oluyole PDP Chairman, Alh Adegbola Mukaila, Deputy Leader of Oluyole legislative arms, Hon Oladejo Paul Olawale, and other leaders and councilors.