The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar, on Wednesday, meet in Osogbo over the Insecurity in Nigeria.
Governor Oyetola, while speaking at the National Summit on Security in Nigeria, called for a better approach to end insecurity in Nigeria.
Prominent individuals that were in attendance were Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar.
Governor Oyetola while speaking on insecurity in the country, noted that the security agencies must join hands with traditional rulers to end the security challenges in Nigeria.
He said: “sensitise and encourage the people on providing intelligence” against criminals in their domains.
The Ooni of Ife while speaking expressed the readiness of the monarchs in the country to work with the security agencies in the country.
Ooni advised the government to “return security matters to traditional rulers for effective and efficient policing at the grassroots.”
The Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar, called for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians and vowed that the monarchs are ready to work with the government to enhance security in the country.
Abubakar while speaking said: “the time had come for all Nigerians to promote peace, unity, and tranquillity.”
Other traditional rulers at the event included Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran; Osemawe of Ondo, Oba Adenrele Kiladejo; Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin; Obasaaju of Oweland, Kabba, Obasaju Kehinde