Kogi Govt., blows hot for criminals as NMMA Beckons in kogi.
Kogi state government has warned criminals and underserable elements to stay off the state or be ready to meet their Waterloo.
The State Security Adviser, Commander Jerry Omadara Rtd, gave the warning on Thursday in Lokoja while fielding questions from Journalists on his preparedness for the forthcoming Nigeria Media Merit Award to be hosted in Kogi from 28-31st October, 2021.
The State Security Adviser said, the state has put in place all necessary Security measures to guarantee safety of lives and property of both the delegates and the people of the state.
Omodara who said the state has worked hard to making the state free from criminals, making it the safest state in the country , adding that a more robust measures have been designed to avoid the breach of peace and security across the nooks and crannies of the state.
According to him, ” The state had built solid Security network that has made it impregnable for criminals , stressing, that , it will keep strengthening the apparatchiks during the memorable 29 Edition of the Nigeria Media Merit Award to be hosted by the state.
“All roads leading from Abuja and major cities to Kogi have been fortified. We have increased surveillance on other roads across the state. We have also directed all the 21 Local Government Council Chairmen to maximise the potentials of formal security agencies, Local hunters and vigilante groups to deal with any untoward situations.
” The Transport subsector of the committee has also been empowered to provide smooth movement of the delegates and awardees from the Abuja Airport onward to the state.
” We have equally scale up our human and technical intelligence network across the state to ensure Safety of the people during and after the epoch event in the state .
The Security Adviser, assured the visitors of their safety within the state even as their visit to some tourism sites have been secured and warned those with predatory behaviours in their own interests to relocate from the state and to consider a no go state for those from other parts of the Country who would want to challenge the will and might of the Government of Alhaji Yahaya Bello.
- He Commended Governor Yahaya Bello for his huge investment in Security that has made the state a safe haven for investors and the people.
While commending the members of the Board of Trustees of the NMMA for approving the state to host the event , urge participants to avail themselves of the huge cultural potential and hospitality of the state.