The Osun State Governor, Ogbeni. Rauf Aregbesola, has called on security agencies in all African countries to come to the aid of their Nigerian counterparts to fight the war against Boko Haram insurgents.
The Governor made this appeal May Day celebration in Osogbo.
He said, “ Whether they like it or not, we will rescue our children and they (Boko Haram) will die in ignominy. It is disheartening to know that some people are engaged in killing and maiming. There is no justification for all what they are doing. Shame on you Boko Haram!
“I call on security agencies all over Africa to rally round security agents in Nigeria to put an end to this criminality.”
Aregbesola also commended the workers for the supports and cooperation’s given to his administration, promised to ensure their entitlements are denied.
He also lamented on the 40 per cent reduction in the fund accruing to the state from the Federation Allocation, He said that, the reduction had was the main reason why workers’ salary payment was delayed.
Aregbesola said, “ Forty per cent drop in allocation is a huge one. Salaries are delayed not because we are interested in tormenting anybody. But we are going to pay your full salaries.”
Meanwhile, The Chairman of the Trade Union Congress in the state, Mr. Francis Adetunji, commended the governor in his speech and also called on the FG to find a permanent solution to the insecurity in the nation.