Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan.
Oyo State Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya had over the weekend commended the efforts of command Agro Rangers operatives for providing adequate security cover for the farmers across the State against invasion of attacks but by hoodlums.
SWIndependent.com.ng reports that Commandant Iskilu also said “Oyo State can feed the nation if the necessary support is given to Agro Rangers Squad of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,” (NSCDC).
Iskilu according to a press release by the State Public Relation Officer of the Corps, Superintendent Oluwole Olusegun stated that Agro Rangers Squad formulation came at the right time when the Country is facing different challenges on cultivation and rearing of animal to promote food Security through Agro allied industry.
A copy of the statement made available to SWIndependent.com.ng further maintained that the Commandant Iskilu also commended the efforts given to Agro Rangers Squad by good citizens of the State at Sepeteri in Saki West Local Government of the State where they equipped the Agro Rangers Squad with necessary gadgets to patrol 365 farms located at Sepeteri besically to give protection to farmers on the field during cultivation.
This activities have been going on for quite some time and have yielded good result.
Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya however urged farmers and well meaning Nigerians to emulate this good gesture that has been in existence in Sepeteri and allow Agro Rangers serve them better to enhance food Security in Oyo State and Nigeria at large.
“The Agro Rangers was created to serve the citizens of Nigeria, Support Agro Rangers with what they can use to Patrol your farms and be rest assured of safety and food sufficiency”. He added.