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Southwest Will Not Collapse Amotekun Into Community Police, Akeredolu Says




Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has declared that the South-West Security outfit, Amotekun, would not be collapsed into the planned community policing of the federal government.

Recall that the Federal Government had insisted that state police would be collapsed into the federal system.

However, reacting, Akeredolu who is the chairman of southwest governor’s forum insisted that Amotekun would operate on its own.

He however said that it will be within the confines of the law that established the outfit.

Further, he said those who are not comfortable with Amotekun to approach the court, adding that the Amotekun corps has helped in the rescue of kidnap victims in the state.

According to Akeredolu, Amotekun security outfit has come to stay and it is fully ready to protect the lives of the Southwest people.

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