The Executive Chairman of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh upon assuming office has been working assiduously round the clock without leaving no stone unturned towards realizing a safe and secured local government that will no longer become a safe haven for crimes and nefarious activities of miscreant and street urchins.
Security of lives and property of the citizenry remain a germane primary responsibility of the government to guarantee the safety of his people, also for the realization of peace and stability that will spur growth and development.
Security is perhaps the single most expensive venture and the most important responsibility of government which if not given utmost priority is capable of disrupting the peace and stability of the society with crippling of economic activity.
Realizing the importance of adequate security as the bedrock of every human activity could be the reason why the issue of security of lives and property within Oshodi has remained uncompromised and need to acknowledge the responsible and responsive leadership impact of the Chief Security officer of the Local Government.
The fact that Oshodi is the economic hub and nerve centre of the state with the complex of security challenges due to thousands of people that touched down on daily basis for economic activities or pass-through for interchange called for more adequate security.
Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh in strengthening community policing immediately he assumed office called for a Town Hall Meeting that centered on how to enhance adequate security in Oshodi. The meeting had in attendance security personnel from different security institutions ranging from Airforce, Navy, Police, and others who sensitized the people of oshodi on the techniques to achieve a safer and secured community.
In an effort to domesticate effective community policing with the involvement of the community leaders, the council Boss created a platform through which the Security chiefs in the local government always meet to have robust engagement with the members of the CDA’s and CDC
The medium is used to discuss extensively related security issues with immediate proffering of solution.
The cordial relationship that exists between the Council Chairman and the CDC led to the initiation and promulgation of a security bye-law for community policing in Oshodi.
The proactive mechanism and swift response of the Council Chairman to security challenges especially in distress time have in no immeasurable measure forestalled the break down of laws and order in Oshodi despite the security peculiarity of the community as volatile.
The newly commissioned customary court by Honorable Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh administration is a testimony of his leadership focus to the administration of justice at the grassroots which would help in quick dispense of justice within the community.
Without gainsaying , Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh has been performing to expectation of many in the area of adequate security provision which now serves as a threat to criminals and their nefarious activities with Oshodi community no longer a safe haven.
The business of adequate security of life and property is a collective effort of government with effective collaboration with the people as security begins with an individual.