Oyo House of Assembly member representing Ibadan South West Constituency 1, Hon. Yusuf Adebisi has called for deployment of security operatives in his constituency over rampaging violence
Hon Adebisi, who is the son of popular Ibadan Fuji Music star, Taiwo Adebisi a.k.a Taiye Currency, made the call on Tuesday on the floor of the House during the presentation of a report of an ad-hoc committee on the urgent need to find lasting solution to the perennial problem of gang violence in some areas in the constituency.
According to the 25-year-old lawmaker who also is the Deputy Chief Whip of the House, the volatile areas include Idi-Arere, Iyana Asuni, Born Photo, Foko, Isale Asaka, Orita Merin, Popoyemoja and Isale Osi. He said the areas have been the abode of hoodlums, drug addicts, ex-convicts and miscreants for a ver.
Calling for deployment of more security operatives in the areas, he lamented that the constituency has a shortfall of security men.
He also called for a welfare package called for the family of a victim who was recently killed by hoodlums in the area.
The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin then called for the adoption of recommendations of the committee on the report which was unanimously supported by members of the Housr.