Call Amotekun Opponents to Order, Group Tells Ooni, Alaafin, Olubadan, Others

A pan-Yoruba Group, Yoruba Youth Forum (YYF), has urged Yoruba royal fathers to call those opposed to the creation of Amotekun security outfit to order. The group in a statement by its President-General, Comrade Abiodun Bolarinwa, while reacting to a rally held last week by another group, Yoruba Appraisal Forum, who kicked against Amotekun, said…

Stop Amotekun Now, Group Tells South West Governors

A group, Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has called on South-West governors halt the Amotekun security outfit. The Group in a rally on Friday in Lagos said Amotekun has been hijacked by some people who do not mean well for the South West region. The Spokesman of the group, Oloketuyi Joshua Ojo who addressed newsmen during…

South East to Launch Own Amotekun Soon – Umahi

Ebonyi state Governor, Dave Umahi has told the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo that the South East region will soon unveil its own Amotekun. Speaking in Abakaliki, the state capital on Thursday at the flag-off of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Clinics for viable enterprises by Osinbajo, Umahi who doubles as the Chairman of the…

South-South Governors to Form Security Outfit

Governors from the South-South region has reached a decision to form the region’s own security outfit. The Chairman of the South-South Governors Forum, Ifeanyi Okowa disclosed this on Thursday after a closed-door meeting of the governors. “Today, five governors out of six in the zone have taken a far-reaching decision to bring back the BRACED…

Ondo Governor, Akeredolu Signs Amotekun Bill

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, on Wednesday signed the Ondo State Security Network and Amotekun Corps Bill into Law, one day after it was passed by the State’s House of Assembly. Akeredolu at a brief ceremony inside the Executive Chambers said Amotekun corps would not be used for political purposes. “We wish to…

Oyo Lawmakers pass Amaotekun bill dressed like yoruba warriors

Oyo State House of Assembly has passed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill, 2020 otherwise known as Operation Amotekun bill into law. The lawmakers attended the chambers dressed like Yoruba warriors in uniformed leopard skin outfits for the event. Some even bore amulets, armbands and other paraphernalia as a symbol of their preparedness to…