SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS TO RECRUIT, TRAIN OPC, OTHERS FOR OPERATION AMOTEKUN

Our Correspondents There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday. The training, The PUNCH learnt on Monday, would enhance the relationship between the groups and security agencies that would be directly involved in the operation. It was gathered that although members of the Yoruba groups, including the OPC, hunters and vigilantes,  would not join the patrols by security agencies, they…

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OPERATION AMOTEKUN: POLICE, ARMY, NSCDC REJECT INCLUSION OF OPC, OTHERS, SAY THEY ARE UNTRAINED

…say they are untrained in security matters …as S’West govs launch regional security outfit Thursday GBENGA ADENIJI, FEMI MAKINDE, PETER DADA and DAUD OLATUNJI Indications emerged on Saturday that the police, army and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have rejected the planned inclusion of members of the Yoruba groups namely the Oodua Peoples Congress; Agbekoyas, hunters and vigilantes into the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard). The operation, billed to be inaugurated in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Thursday, was the outcome of a security summit organised by the Development Agenda…

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SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS TO INAGURATE OPERATION AMOTEKUN JANUARY 7, 2020

Samson Folarin,  Olaleye Aluko, Abiodun Nejo, Peter Dada, Daud Olatunji, Bola Bamigbola and Wale Oyewale The South-West governors will on January 7, inaugurate  Operation Amotekun, a security strategy meant to combat killings and kidnapping in the zone. The Ekiti State Commissioner for Information, Mr Muyiwa Olumilua, who said this in an interview with one of our correspondents on Wednesday, said vehicles and equipment for the security outfit were ready. He stated that the inauguration was delayed by the need for all the states to be adequately ready in terms of meeting…

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