Deplorable Conditions of Armed Forces, Police and Paramilitary Barracks in Eti-Osa Federal Constituency, Lagos State: Hon. Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro
Notes that Eti-Osa Federal Constituency houses 19 barracks belonging to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force and the Police and also a Correctional Centre;
Aware that the various military and para-military barracks serve as major pillars in the sustenance of security and maintenance of peace in the country;
Concerned about the deplorable conditions of structures in the barracks which also lack water supply, thus raising the likelihood of outbreak of epidemic in the barracks due to environmental decay;
Also concerned that members of the military and para-military forces are living with members of their families at those dilapidated barracks in utter negligence for their welfare, thus affecting the psychological wellbeing of the security personnel, thereby endangering the safety of all;
(i) Urge the Federal Government to ensure prompt rehabilitation of military and para-military barracks at Eti-Osa Federal Constituency;
(ii) mandate the Committees on Defence, Police Affairs and Interior to interface with the military and paramilitary formations to identify barracks affected by decay and negligence and cause their rehabilitation.