Kidnapping : Akeredolu orders clearing of bushes on highways

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has directed that all road verges along major highways in the state be cleared beginning from Wednesday .

This was part of the decisions reached at the end of the state executive council meeting .

Addressing reporters at the end of the meeting, the state commissioner for Local government Affairs, Mrs Lola Fagbemi, said the move is designed to tackle rising cases of kidnapping and other crimes .

Fagbemi, flanked by the state commissioner for Information , Donald Ojogo, Special Adviser to the Governor on Infrastructure, Raheem Aminu and the Acting Commissioner for Health, Jibayo Adeyeye, said clearing of verges will take place in all the eighteen local government areas.