April 19, 2024

Shuaibu Champions Solid Inter-Border Security Along Benin -Idiroko Axis

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Shuaibu Champions Solid Inter-Border Security Along Benin -Idiroko Axis

…Local Chiefs, Youths Agree To Maintain Law and Order

By Okezie Nnadi

The Inter-Agency Border Security Forum led by Comptroller A B Shuaibu, Customs Area Controller, Ogun 1 Command held meetings yesterday, 27 March 2024 with its security agencies counterparts at the Republic of Benin, the Idiroko community chiefs and the youths. The meeting also involved the Secretary General of the Inter-Border Security Forum, Dr Bonny A Botoku, who mediates between the 2 countries.

 

The meetings were convened to address issues that were detrimental to the cooperation and peace enjoyed by the security agencies of both countries.

After a lengthy discussion, submission and deliberations, the meetings ended with a peaceful resolution.

In the resolutions, the meeting bodies agreed that the community Chiefs and the Youth leaders are to return to their people and educate them on the motorcycle regulations and traffic laws being enforced by the Republic of Benin Police operatives.

It was also agreed that the security agencies at the Idiroko border to assist in enforcing Benin traffic laws by restricting the movement of traffic offenders crossing over to the Republic of Benin.

Idiroko youths were warned against jungle justice but were enjoined to report any suspected civil case to the Nigerian Police, Idiroko Divisional Office with other security agencies at the border.

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