Lt General Yahaya commended the consistent efforts of the Olowu of
the Kuta Kingdom in supporting the military and security forces in the country and said that his efforts of building bridges of understanding among Nigerians are
worthy of emulation.
The former Army chief called on traditional rulers to sustain the culture and dignity of their office while actively supporting programs and policies of government designed to protect the security of lives and properties of the citizens.
“Kuta and Buratai family, we have struck a cord that cannot be broken. We are still thinking of what we can do in this community to immortalize him apart from naming the bailey bridge built in Kuta kingdom. We are not a friend of COAS office alone, we are friends for life,”
The European partners, appreciatiated the warm reception accorded the delegation and pledged their organisation's readiness to invest in the area of renewable energy to provide jobs for a large number of unemployed Osun indigenes Nigerians.
We cannot pretend that in unity lies strength. So, as patriotic citizens of this great country, we must not in anyway, by our actions or inactions, encourage or support the divisive antics of some elements among us.
“…Surprisingly we have a Brigade Commander with his team in Jakana; we also have a commanding officer with his battalion in Auno; both teams cover a distance of only 20 kilometres, and they have failed to protect the commuters. The Nigeria Army has failed us; they have failed in discharging their role of protecting the commuters,” the Governor was quoted.
"we know their stock in trade, anytime our patriotic troops are gaining upper hands against the insurgents both local and foreign collaborators always find ways to demoralised our troops " i as a father and traditional Ruler urge our gallant forces to move decisively against the insurgents brutally.
"The academy will have 5,000 to 6,000 capacity stadium, 4 training pitches for track and field events with 1,200 seater, students classrooms and staff quarters, 18 holes Golf Course and multipurpose sporting arena among other world class features. The state will provide infrastructure, including road, power and water for the effective functioning of the academy.
"it is callous to mix the pathetic issues at hand with your age long project of Service Chiefs Removal "
The federal government should as a matter of urgency Double our Defence budget for our Armed forces, because with the right funding we're confident in the army leadership and men to end the insurgency in no distant time.