Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun state joined leading traditional rulers in calling for holistic approach in the quest to end security challenges in the country. He urged Nigerians, particularly the stakeholders and security agencies, to partner with the traditional rulers in the fight against the scourge.
Oyetola made the call at the National Summit on Security and Insecurity in Nigeria attended by Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar, in Osogbo.
In his remarks, Oba Ogunwusi expressed readiness of the traditional rulers to partner with government in strengthening security in the country, just as he reiterated the commitment of monarchs to ensuring a united Nigeria. He described security of lives and property as fundamental to existence, advocated the need for government to return security matters to traditional rulers for effective and efficient policing at the grassroots.
On his Part, Abubakar, called on Nigerian leaders to do the needful in maintaining peace and stability in the country. He also canvassed peaceful coexistence among Nigerians just as he expressed readiness to continue to partner with government to enhance security in the country.