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Ogun State Amotekun Officials Were Carefully Chosen – Dapo Abiodun

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Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated the state security outfit, the Amotekun Corps in Ogun. He recently spoke during the inauguration in Abeokuta, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, the operatives of the Amotekun security outfit were carefully chosen and trained to secure lives and property, so residents have ...

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Our Police Are Jealous Of Amotekun – Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has come out to warn Amotekun to discharge their duties within the provisions of rules that established the outfit. He recently revealed this at the inauguration of Amotekun in Abeokuta, the State capital, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, the men and officers ...

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Amotekun Shouldn’t Be For Educated People – Chief Sunday Adeyemo

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Yoruba freedom fighter, Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Igboho has given Fulani herders in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State 7 days to leave the state amid the consistent killings and kidnapping in the zone. He recently revealed that Fulani herders must fish out the killers of prominent Yoruba ...

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The Mind Of Amotekun Officials Must Be Trained – Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka

Popular Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has come out to say that Amotekun must not be allowed to turn into another special anti-robbery squad, SARS. Wole Soyinka recently revealed this when he featured on Arise Television programme hours ago. According to him, the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun should be trained ...

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Amotekun Has Fallen Below The Expectations Of The People – OPC

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The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC has come out to say that South-West governors have failed to keep to guidelines on the formation of the regional security network (codenamed: Amotekun) especially in the area of recruitment. OPC recently revealed that the security outfit has fallen below the expectations of people in ...

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Rotimi Akeredolu Is Right To Support Amotekun – Hon Agboola Ajayi

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

Hon Agboola Ajayi of Zenith Labour Party has come out to hail the governor of the state and candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu, over the inauguration of the Southwest Security Network, otherwise known as Amotekun Corps. He recently said that it is a good move because the ...

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No Going Back On Amotekun In Oyo State – Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has come out to say that the South West Security Network, Amotekun, would not be under any federal establishment. The governor revealed this recently during a meeting with chairmen of local government areas (LGs) and local council development areas (LCDAs), at state Secretariat, Ibadan. ...

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Amotekun Will Fail Because Soldiers Are Heading It – Alao-Akala

Alao Akala

Ex Oyo State governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala has come out to say that security outfit, Amotekun will fail everywhere else, except in Lagos State. Akala recently revealed that he expects Amotekun to not serve its purpose because the right people were not appointed to head it. According to him, appointing retired ...

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I Commend The Entire Yoruba Nation For Supporting Amotekun – Oyetola

Governor Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has come out to say that Amotekun is a necessity that will ensure the Southwest region remains safe. He revealed this as he received the leadership of Yoruba Unity Forum led by Arch Bishop Ayo Ladigbolu at the Governor’s office on Wednesday in Osogbo. According ...

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Traditional Rulers Are Needed For Amotekun’s Effective Functioning – Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has urged traditional rulers to support Amotekun for proper protection of lives and property in the region. He revealed this at the Awùjalè’s Palace in Ijebu-Ode, during the investiture of the Awùjalè and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona as the new Chairman ...

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Including Miyetti Allah In Amotekun Will Improve Its Effectiveness – Yaqub Bello

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The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Oyo State chapter, has asked for the inclusion of its members in the proposed Amotekun initiative in the state. Alhaji Yaqub Bello, an ex-Chairman of MACBAN in the state, revealed this today during a public hearing on the Oyo State Security ...

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Amotekun Will Not Be Politicized – Ogun State Government

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The Ogun government has come out to say that it would ensure Amotekun is not politicized when its bill is eventually passed into law. Ogun state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Gbolahan Adeniran, revealed this during a stakeholders’ meeting on the Amotekun bill, held at the state House of Assembly ...

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Wise Governors Gave Us Amotekun And It Is Here To Stay – Mudashiru Obasa

Mudashiru Obasa

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, Aare Ona of Yoruba land, Iba Ganiu Adams have come out to say that there is no going back on establishment and operations of Amotekun as a security outfit in the state and the South West region. They spoke at ...

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We Are Waiting For Buhari’s Permission For Amotekun To Bear Arms – Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo

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The Oyo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo, has come out to say that there is a provision for bearing of arms in the freshly created Western Nigerian Security Network, “Operation Amotekun.” and the state House of Assembly will look into the operational legal framework for the ...

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Amotekun Is A Christian Security Unit – MURIC

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The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged the Governors of the South-west states that the fresh security organization, Amotekun should refrain from leaning towards any religion or targeting any ethnic group for victimization. The Director of the human rights organization, Prof. Ishaq Akintola revealed this in a recent statement in ...

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Amotekun Should Be Not Be Allowed – Tanko Yakasi

Tanko Yakasi

Founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum, Alhaji Tanko Yakasi has urged the Federal Government not to allow Amotekun, a security outfit recently established by South-west governors, to operate in the country. He revealed this as he spoke at Sheraton Hotel in Lagos recently. According to him, accepting Amotekun in the ...

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We Cannot Continue To Hide Under The Umbrella Of One Nigeria – Tunde Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare

General Overseer, the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare has come out to say that the freshly instituted Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named “Operation Amotekun,” has proven that restructuring of Nigeria into true federalism has to happen. Speaking at a recent church service, Tunde Bakare said that the security ...

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North Is The Only Part Of Nigeria That Is in Desperate Need Of Extra Security – CNG

The Coalition of Northern Groups says North needs extra security than SouthWest

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has blasted the need for Amotekun, saying only the Northern part of Nigeria is in desperate need of extra security. In a recent statement, CNG also slammed the Southwest governors that are insisting on establishing the outfit despite the warnings from the FG, alleging ...

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Amotekun Was Born Out Of Necessity To Tackle Insecurity – Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has come out to say that Southwest governors are prepared to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to break down the entire concept of the new security outfit, Amotekun, and why it should not be scrapped. He revealed this today in Abuja. According to the governor, ...

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Femi Falana Has Vindicated Our Stance On Amotekun – FG

Abubakar Malami

FG is insisting that Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, remains an illegal entity. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, revealed this in Abuja in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Dr. Umar Gwandu. According to him, Femi Falana saying Southwest states should first enact vital laws ...

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