Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorint
An Ilorin high chief, Balogun Gambari, Alhaji Aliyu Adebayo, has donated a large expanse of land for the expansion of Alagbado/ Okelele police post in Ilorin East local government area of Kwara State.
The Ibagun/ Okelele community, the donor said, is desirous of upgrading the police post to a full fledged police division, given the growing population of the area and the attendant security challenges.
The Alangua Ibagun, Alhaji Sakariyau Iyanda, a delegation of Ibagun Progressive Union (IPU) led by its Chairman, Alhaji Kuranga Morogun; the Special Adviser on Strategy to Kwara State governor, Alhaji Saadu Salahu and Senior Special Assistant on Security, Alhaji Muyideen Aliyu were at the Alagbado police post on Monday to inspect facilities there.
They were received by the officer in charge of the police post, Mrs Teniola Adedare.
The Alangua Ibagun announced the donation of the parcel of land to the police by Balogun Gambari and thanked him for his kind gesture.
On their parts, the two aides to the Governor, Salahu and Aliyu briefed the people about Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s efforts at ensuring security of lives and property across the state.
They enjoined members of the community to contribute their quotas in cash and kind towards the upgrading of the police post, adding that security is the business of all .
The Balogun Gambari, Alhaji Aliyu Adebayo, praised Governor AbdulRazaq and the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu- Gambari for the prevailing peace in Ilorin Emirate and Kwara State at large.