Anybody Kicking Against Amotekun Is ‘Preposterous’ – Gov. Oyetola


Governor Gboyega of Osun State has actually stated that latest thing argument over the launch of the South West Security Network, codenamed “Operation Amotekun” is a healthy and welcome advancement.

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, nevertheless, stated politicizing the security attire on the altar of faith and ethnic culture would be unhealthy, harmful and counter-productive.

The guv stated this in a statement provided by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, on Wednesday inOsogbo

According to him, Amotekun is a cumulative reaction by the South-West zone to the wave of armed banditry, rape, kidnappings and other violent criminal activities that have unexpectedly end up being a previous time in the zone.

kept in mind that for anybody to claim that it was a program against a specific faith or adherent of a specific faith was not just unbelievable however likewise in bad taste.

Besides, the guv stated that the state federal government had actually not started any recruitment into the security attire.

“For the records, no recruitment has actually been performed up until now, specifically in our dear OsunState

“Therefore, we should not constitute ourselves into opposing a task all of us demanded in reaction to existential hazards for which a few of the guvs in the area have actually been called out and damned in the past.

“Rather, we should rally assistance for Amotekun by developing methods to tweak it with a view to bridging any interaction space in between the Federal Government and the South-West guvs over the security attire.

“Section 14(2)(b) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) is clear that the security of lives and property of citizens as well as their welfare is the primary purpose and responsibility of government, be it state or federal”, the guv stated.



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