Posts Tagged ‘Amotekun’

ICYMI: Oyo Earmarks N59.7 Million For Amotekun Takeoff

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 6, 2020
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde recently approved the earmarking of N59, 783, 437.50 as a grant for the take-off of the State Security Network Agency, codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’. Makinde approved this on Saturday, according to the state’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, in a statement on Wednesday. The grant is to […]

Governor Akeredolu Appoints Amotekun Corps Commander

by Seun Adeuyion May 21, 2020
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Chief Adetunji Olu Adeleye as the Corps Commander of the State’s Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps. According to a statement signed by Segun Ajiboye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, other appointments approved are as follow: Mrs. Toyin Akinmoyo- Senior Special Assistant (Women […]

Seyi Makinde activates ‘Amotekun’ [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 10, 2020
Earlier today, The Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, signed the State Security Network Agency (Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn) Bill, 2020 into law. In his remark at the state house in Ibadan, He said, “It’s been a long & torturous journey which started as far back as July 2019. Today, history has been made as Oyo State joins other […]

Operation Amotekun: Ogun Assembly passes bill

by Seun Adeuyion March 3, 2020
The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for a law to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps. The Majority Leader, Mr Yusuf Sherif, had presented the report of the Committee on Security and Strategy during plenary in Abeokuta. Sherif stated that the committee recommended that the bill be […]

90 days ultimatum to South East governors to establish regional security

by Chuks Azotanion February 26, 2020
Socio-cultural group, Igbo National Council (INC) has said that the governors of the five states in the South-East geopolitical zone must launch a regional security outfit in the next 90 days. The group issued the ultimatum in a communique read by its National President, Chilos Godsent after a meeting attended by members from more than […]

Amotekun not for ethnic persecution, says Akeredolu

by Seun Adeuyion February 25, 2020
Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has reiterated that the formation of the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as ‘Amotekun’ will not be used for ethnic persecution. The governor stated this on Monday while declaring open the public hearing on the bill for the formation of Amotekun, held at the Babafunke Ajasin Auditorium, Igbatoro […]