By Bisade Ojoye
Onipara of Ipara Remo, Ogun State, His Royal Highness, Oba Taiwo Taiwo has solicited support for the officers and men of the Nigeria Police in the course of carrying out their duties.
The Royal who made this call on Tuesday at the commissioning and presentation of a new vehicle and motorbike to the Ipara Police Station as well as some equipment to Ipara Health Centre said they needed the support and corporation of the people in order to succeed.
Oba Taiwo said the new building which he disclosed was made possible by the sons and daughters of the town based in the Diaspora has been one of the major projects on his dashboard immediately he ascended the throne of his ancestral fathers because he believed security held the key to development with protection of lives and properties as precursor to investment opportunity and business development.
The monarch who expressed gratitude to God for seeing the project to fruition barely six months of his enthronement, charged other sons and daughters of Ipara to join in the drive to develop the the town, because according to him, wherever they presently domicile, Ipara still remained their home.
Oba Taiwo who poured encomiums on those who have been making valuable contributions in various, urged others to look at others areas or projects that needed attentions that they could take up on their own, either singularly or as a group while enjoining them to emulate a family who were currently building Okada riders park for the town. “We need the support of one another to develop Ipara. Make your contributions no matter how little”, he stressed.
On his own, the Police Area Commander, Adebola Ojugbele also called for the corporation of the people while warning those with shady lifestyles to steer clear of Ipara, because operatives of the force would not hesitate to deal decisively with anyone caught at the wrong side of the law.
He expressed gratitude to the people of Ipara in general and the Monarch in particular for prioritising security and supporting the Nigeria police, promising that they would do their utmost best to live up to their bill.
The Police Chief opined that the steps so far taken by the monarch have shown he meant well for the town and the people.
In attendance at the commissioning amongst others were: His Royal Highness, Oba Mukaila Olabinjo, Eleposo of Eposo Remo; Lisa of Ipara; General Fasasi (rtd.); Olori Taiwo Taiwo; Justice Onamade rtd; The Very Reverend Akinbode, Presbyter of Methodist Church, Ipara and many other sons and daughters of Ipara