Security Taskforce Begins Showdown with Criminals in Kwara’s Kaiama, Ekiti Forests
By Alabidun Shuaib Abdulrahman
Kwara State Joint Security Task Force has commenced a new round of operations in Kaiama, Baruten and Ekiti local government areas of the state to further bolster up security in the state as part of its efforts to prevent criminals from finding a foothold in the state.
The Task Force, INCNews247 gathered, is made up of agents from various security agencies, including the military, the police, local vigilantes and others.
INCNews247 was further informed that security operatives have been searching towns in the local governments as part of the state government’s show of force to drive out criminal elements who may wish to hibernate in the area.
The security team has so far patrolled Kanikoko, Gegeji, Kokobigbe, Duse Dogo, Sabi Fili, Tunga Yakubu, Grichangi, Woro, and Venra.
Others are Gweria, Moshegada, Aboki, Gugiji, Nanu, Jonbiga, Karonji, Gwentte, Chikanda, the border town between Nigeria and Benin Republic, Yashikira, Gure, Shinatoko, Kuburufu, Yanri, and Kosubosu.
The security team, therefore, enjoined the people of the areas not to allow strange people to hibernate in their communities, urging them to report any strange movement for the safety of lives and properties in the axis.
Meanwhile, members of the vigilante have also begun routine combing of communities in Ekiti local government area in Kwara South Senatorial District.
The exercise, which is supported by the state government, begun over the weekend and comprises dozens of vigilante and local hunters who would work with local authorities to rid the areas of any criminal gang.