Ododo assures of improved security at CUSTECH Osara



Kogi state governor, Ahmed Usman Ododo, has re-assured students and management of the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH) Osara of  improved security on the university campus.

The governor stated this on Wednesday in Osara when he met 29 students of the university who were rescued from their abductors that  attacked the university campus and took away 31 students on the 9th of May, 2024.

To guaranteed security of lives and property in the university, the governor promised to complete the perimeter fencing of the institution within 16 weeks,  assuring  of full security surveillance of the campus with the capacity for round-the -clock emergency response by security agencies.

Governor Ododo, who promised to  work with the management of the university to consistently review the security architecture of the school and make improvements where necessary in line with the safe school initiative of the state government, stressed  that nothing will deter his administration from making education accessible to the teeming population of young people in the state.

He reaffirmed his commitment to a safe learning environment in all parts of the state, adding that no effort will be spared to defeat criminal elements wherever they are found in the state.

The Governor who also promised to immortalize two slain students of the university, James Anajuwe and Caleb Musa who were killed by their abductors also inspected the University Senate Building, new male and female hostel projects and the University Demonstration Farms.

In his remark, the state commissioner for education, Hon. Wemi Jones commended the governor for the decisive steps taken to rescue 29 of the 31 abducted students.