Mali Bandits Trying To Enter Nigeria Through Oyo – Gov Makinde
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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Mankide, has said that bandits from Mali are trying to enter the country through a border in the state.
Makinde make this known during a visit to the Oke Ogun area of the state, maintained that bandits from Mali were trying to cross in through Saki, a town in the state.
The governor made this disclosure during a visit to the palace of the Okere of Saki, Khalid Olabisi, where he met with traditional rulers from Oke Ogun Zone.
He, however, assured the monarchs that his government will continue to do everything possible to develop the state and uplift its people.
Mr Makinde while justifying his claim on the bandits’ movement, said that Saki shares an international border and it is more of an international issue.
The governor said, “I really want to appreciate you for the support you are giving to the current administration in Oyo State. It is your government too.
If a state is progressing, it means the rulers at the helm of affairs are practically doing what they are supposed to do. “And 2020 in particular has been a very challenging one. We can see that all of us are wearing face masks and observing other guidelines because we are faced with pandemic and economic meltdown.
So, it was really tasking. Of course, in our locality here, the issue of banditry is also another issue.
“For instance, Saki shares an international border and it is more of an international issue because we have bandits all the way from Mali that are trying to cross