In line with his electioneering campaign programmes to champion a cause that will reduce rate of violence if not total eradication in his constituency, the lawmaker representing Ibadan South West state constituency 1, Hon. Yusuf Oladeni Adebisi has called on the appropriate authorities for the establishment of police station in his constituency.
He revealed that the police station will cover areas such as Foko, Born Photo, Isale Osi, Popo Yemoja, Isale Asaka, Idi-Arere and some other areas with his constituency.
Hon. Adebisi made the call while addressing journalists shortly after the Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 House of Assembly plenary.
He noted that what promoted the matter he presented at the floor of the House was burnt out his desire to put a lasting solution to the perennial problem of gang violence in some neighborhood within his constituency, Ibadan South West 1.
Hon. Adebisi condemned Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 incident that occurred at Idi- Arere and other adjoining neighborhood within the constituency, where a life was reportedly loss and about nine shops were looted by the hoodlums.
He revealed that the constituency comprises of ancient and indigenous areas including Popo Yemoja, where the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji is situated.
Hon. Yusuf Adebisi added that it will not augur well to associate such area that has produced prominent personalities like the Olubadan and others in the society as a den of hoodlums.
While commending effort of the men of the Nigeria Police force for the laudable role they played towards restoring normalcy to the area. He urged them to do comprehensive investigation to unravel the remote and immediate causes of the Idi-Arere incident.
He appealed to the state Commissioner of Police and Oyo State government to consider citing a police post or police station within the constituency, as the area being known as one of the flash points in Ibadan.