The Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has called on the Yoruba people not to neglect traditional powers in protecting and defending their land from external aggressors.

Oba Ogunwusi, stated this while hosting the 2024 Yoruba security summit, where he met with other traditional rulers in the south west region, to deliberate on combating kidnapping and banditry in the region.

He appealed to traditional leaders in the region to take full possession of their forests, homelands and farmlands in the fight against terrorist attacks.

He also condemned politicians who hand over dangerous weapons to youths, and engage youths in violent clashes in the region.

In his address, the Chairman of Police Service Commission, Former Inspector General Solomon Erase, represented by Retired AIG, Olayemi Agunbiade, restated the need for the police force to take seriously the security and safety of the country.



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