The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday disclosed that arrangement was in the pipeline to deploy drones and CCTVs to boost security in the South West.
He spoke with State House correspondents after leading other traditional rulers from the South West for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He said , the President had agreed to fast-track the monitoring of the forests in the region with the use of technology like drones.
He also said that CCTV would be mounted along highways in the region
The Oba dis closed that the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and other key security heads were at the closed door meeting with the President.
He said that policemen and officers would be recruited among people born and living in the various communities in the region.
“There will be Community policing, so that they will recruit policemen and officers from the community, that were born there and brought up there and will be permanent to understand the terrain for effective surveillance that will put in check the bandits making lives unbearable gor our people.
“We can use that strategy to avert a lot of tension going on around South West in the particular now.” he said
He said , there would be restructuring of security architecture in the country.
He also disclosed that any identified bad Fulani must be shown the way out of South West.