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The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun has threatened to deal ruthlessly with cultists if they don’t repent .
The governor maintained that his administration would no longer tolerate cultism and its attendant destructive activities in the state.
Abiodun said this at the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign for the forthcoming council’s poll, held at Odogbolu town, Odogbolu Local Government Area
According to the governor, cult activities would henceforth be regarded as a sabotage to the state.
He emphasised that his government was determined to put a stop to it.
He said “I am happy that today no one is shooting, you can all see that the political temperature of Ogun State is so low, there is rest of mind, no problem, we are all going about our work.
“All those involved in cultism should repent because if we catch them, the will face the full wrath of the law.
” I am setting up a Special Taskforce on Cultism because we are working towards making this state number one state in this country, and any attempt to undermine that by way of cultism is an act of sabotage and we will put an end to it”.
He acknowledged Odogbolu Local Government as the “food basket” of the state, noting his administration was committed to the advancement of the agricultural sector in the area.
“This is an agrarian local government, I am committed to advancing the cause of agriculture in this local government. I am investing in agriculture because, not only do you have the land, you have land in abundance and also close to Lagos”, he added.
The governor said in the last two years, his government had constructed over 270 km of roads, almost a thousand housing units, 700 schools, about 100 primary health care centers among others, across the state.