Members of society must desist from unbridled display of affluence in public so as not attract the attention of kidnappers, armed robbers and other men of the underworld.

The senior special assistant to Ondo state governor on security matters, Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo gave the admonition while featuring on Orange FM’s Gbagede Oro.

According to him, there is nothing wrong in living comfortably or enjoying the fruits of one’s labour but at the same time, moderation should be the watchword for all and sundry so as not to fall victims of criminals who are usually on the prowl during the ember months.

For the state police command spokesperson, Mr Femi Joseph, security operatives are intensifying routine patrols among other strategic procedures to avert complacency even as he stressed that the decision to rid certain areas of beer parlours and other relaxation joints was in the interest of the masses.

The duo also appealed to traditional rulers, religious leaders as well as parents and guardians to be more involved in the task saying security must be seen as a collective responsibility.

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