Court restrains security agencies from disturbing Oyo NATFORCE
AN Ibadan High Court presided over by Honourable Justice Abimbola Obaseki Adejumo has restrained all security agencies in Oyo State from inhibiting the state chapter of the National Task Force (NATFORCE) from carrying out its statutory responsibilities. The state National Task Force chapter had in a suit number FITC/IB/CS/3/2014 approached the Oyo State High Court to restrain the state security service (SSS) and all other agencies of government from preventing it from carrying out its operations. In a two page judgment, Justice Adejumo ruled that the status quo be maintained pending the final determination of the substantive case. Justice Adejumo ruled that all security agencies in the state including the SSS and the police should not interfere in the day-to-day activities and programmes of the association. Commenting on the judgment, the state director of the National Task Force, Mr Matthew Oluwole Adanri, commended the court for the judgment, asserting that the force came into being to complement the efforts of all security agencies to prevent influx of illegal arms and ammunitions in the country.