Oyo introduces toll free lines, installs CCTV cameras, street lights in black spots in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has commenced the installation of close circuit television (CCTV) cameras in some black spots and business districts in Ibadan metropolis as part of measures to enhance the security architecture of the city. Besides, the state government has announced the introduction of call centres and toll free lines through which security agencies would be receiving useful security information from members of the public at no cost to them. The Executive Secretary of the Oyo State Security Trust Fund (OYSSTF), Mr. Femi Oyedipe, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Ibadan.

He also said that government had commenced the collection of security levy from business premises, churches, mosques and corporate organizations in the state, with an estimated income of about 2 billion naira annually. Mr Oyedipe added that government had started a project christened “Light up Ibadan” through which street light would be installed in major roads within the city.