Members of Ajowa community in Akoko northwest local government area have appealed to the Federal government and ondo state government to save the area from insecurity.
Ajowa Akoko, a border town in Ondo state has witnessed some security challenges in recent time.
Spokesman for the community, Mr Jaco Adegoke, at a town hall meeting to discuss the situation lamented the bitter experience of the residents in the last two years in the hands of criminals who they claimed killed, maimed, rapped and kidnapped their people.
Adegoke urged government at all levels to beef up security in the area being the last town in the southwest, sharing border with the northern part of the country.
The chairman, Ajowa community and a retired Anglican Bishop, Right Revd Ezekiel Dahunsi while commending Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for enhancing security with Amotekun Corps pleaded for more hands in Ajowa Akoko to protect residents against any form of intimidation.
A kidnap victim, the Oloso of oso Ajowa, Oba jimoh Omoola who spent ten days with his Abductors called for the establishment of a divisional police headquarters at Ajowa while military personnel should also be deployed to support security system in the area.