ASUU Reacts To Incessant Kidnappings In Ondo

The Academic Staff Union Universities (ASUU) of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko,Ondo State has called on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN to take urgent measures in addressing the incessant kidnappings along the Akure-Owo-Akungba Akoko roads.

The lecturers in a letter addressed to the governor a copy obtained by The Politico revealed that they now live in fear using the road to their offices.

ASUU described the recent happenings on the road as worrisome.

The letter read in part: “Our Union is constrained to draw your attention to the worrisome stateof the security of lives and property on the Akure-Owo-Akungba highway, which is our regular route to work.

“The incessant nature and unmitigated brazenness with which armed robbers and kidnappers operate on this road are reflectively anarchistic and perilous.
“This untoward developments have  negatively affected smooth movements on the road, particularly to our work place to ply our trade. To say the least, our members, staff and students of AAUA and other commuters now live in perpetual fear of any eventuality while plying the road.

“We, therefore, call on Mr. Governor to use his good office as the Chief Security Officer of the state to take urgent and drastic measures to address this ugly situation.”

The union also called on the police, the DSS and other security agencies to rise up to their constitutional duty of protecting the lives and property of the citizens.


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