By: ABDULLAHI AHMED
Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commended the efforts of the 22 Armoured Brigade, Sobi Cantonment to improve security of lives and property in the area.
The Governor gave the commendation when he visited the military troops involved in the Still Waters III exercise, the Oloro of Oro Ago, Oba Johnson Olanrewaju Dada in Oro Ago town, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Abdulrasaq, who noted the excellent synergy among all the security agencies, said the military presence in the axis and many other areas of the state has helped to consolidate security efforts as criminals now have no where to hide.
The Governor, who also inspected Orisa bridge along Omu Aran – Oro Ago road, expressed satisfaction on the quality of job done on the bridge, adding that it would replace the colonial passage erected since the 1940s, thereby ending decades of anxieties on the fate of the people during raining season.
The Brigade Commander, 22 Armoured Brigade Sobi, Brigadier General AbdulRahman Babalola, who conducted the Governor round the base, commended the Governor for his support for the operation.
Brigadier General Babalola explained that the brigade deployed personnel to Yikpata, Patigi, Kaiama, Kosubosu and a few other places to ensure that the state is secured and remains harmonious.
In a remark, the Oloro of Oro Ago, Oba Johnson Olanrewaju Dada lauded the exercise, saying that it boosted peaceful living in the area and thanked the Governor for his efforts.