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Operation Amotekun: Makinde Visits IGP Over Unrest In Oyo

A file picture of Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.


The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has met with the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on the pressure headquarters, Abuja, over the Southwest safety outfit – Operation Amotekun, in addition to the raging native authorities disaster within the state.

Speaking to journalists after the assembly on Wednesday, Makinde defined that he deliberated with the police boss on the problems surrounding the Western Nigeria Security Network.

According to him, the IG agreed to carry a gathering with the southwest governors to evaluation the state of affairs.

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“Everybody is aware of the issue with Amotekun, so we deliberated, we had an agreement in principle to have the governors of the South West to meet with him (IG) to review the situation,” he acknowledged.

“We are trying to build a new country where the rule of law is supreme, so everybody should be law-abiding, ensure that they don’t do anything that would create lawlessness.”

When requested in regards to the present standing of the safety outfit, Makinde stated, “It is a work in progress, we are trying to operationalise it and in doing that, all the relevant stakeholders would have to align.”

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