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Ogun Launches Amotekun Corps, Decorates Wole Soyinka As Super Marshal

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun decorates Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka as Super Marshal of Amotekun corps in Ogun State. PHOTO: @dabiodunMFR/Twitter

 

Ogun State authorities on Thursday launched the State Security Network codenamed Operation Amotekun.

At the occasion which was held in Abeokuta, the state capital, the state Governor Dapo Abiodun additionally embellished Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka as Super Marshal of the corps.

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The governor additionally commissioned scores of patrol vans and bikes to help the operations of the Amotekun Corps.

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun through the launch of Amotekun within the state. PHOTO: @dabiodunMFR/Twitter

 

Abiodun stated the launch is crucial with the intention to stem the tides of safety challenges being witnessed within the state in current occasions.

He referred to as for synergy of function amongst safety operatives and warned criminals to remain off the state because the state is not going to be a spot to hibernate.

Soyinka in his deal with urged the Amotekun corps to function inside the ambit of the regulation that establishes it.

The safety outfit was established by the Ogun State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps Law 2020 and was signed into regulation by Governor Abiodun on March 24, 2020.

 

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun through the launch of Amotekun within the state. PHOTO: @dabiodunMFR/Twitter

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