A Lagos lawmaker, Sanai Agunbiade (Ikorodu 1 Constituency) Friday, recalled how he mobilised various stakeholders in ending ritual killings in Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Speaking during a Constituency Stakeholders Meeting themed: True Representation and Accountability, Agunbiade said he encouraged community leaders to take some “behind the screen” measures that brought an end to Badoo killings in the area.
“We were troubled by Badoo, but we all played a prominent role behind the screen and Badoo killing has stopped forever.
“I also took it upon myself to stop militancy in our community,” he said.
On his achievements as a legislature, Agunbiade said he had provided boreholes in markets, rehabilitated several roads and renovated classroom blocks in schools, including his alma mater, Jamaitul Islamiyah Primary School, Ikorodu.“We have continued to improve on our legislative competences and accomplishments over the past two years.
“We have continued to improve on our legislative competences and accomplishments over the past two years.
“We have also initiated various legislation effectively addressing challenges such as ritual killings, kidnapping, land grabbing, armed robbery and other crime-related issues,” Agunbiade said, adding that the meeting was organised to strengthen participatory democracy.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that residents of Ikorodu Constituency 1 turned out in large numbers to present their demands and expectations which included the construction of Odonguyan and Owutu roads.
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