Covid 19; Security Agencies To Set Up Joint Security Taskforce At Oguda in Okene LG

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Okene Local Government have concluded arrangements with military and men of the Nigerian Police to set up a joint security taskforce at Oguda, a border town between Kogi and Edo State to check influx of unwanted vehicular and human movement.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Security Matters in charge of Okene Local Government, Engr. Abdulrazaq Muhammad gave the order on Saturday when he led security officers to Oguda, a border town between Kogi and neighbouring Edo State following a credible intelligence reports that some Almajiris may enter through the axis.

Hon. Abdulrazaq commended the security officers at the border town for being patriotic and professional. He also engaged the local farmers on the need to be vigilante and report unidentified persons to the security agencies. The Chief Security Officer took time to sensitise the farmers that Kogi State is Covid 19 free but there’s need to obey all preventive measures and report any stranger from the affected states.

He immediately ordered 24hours joint security taskforce of military and police at the bandary between Kogi and Edo State to check vehicular and human movements. This will ensure total compliance with the state government directives on inter-state restriction of movements except those on essential services.

Abdulmumin Abubakar
Media Aide to SSA On Security
Okene LG
9th May, 2020

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