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Osun governor inaugurates 360 new Amotekun officers

Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has inaugurated 360 newly-recruited officers into the State Security Network Agency ‘’Amotekun Corps’.

This follows the completion of the 23-day intensive training programme they underwent as part of efforts to make them professionally savvy and prepare them for the task ahead.

Speaking at the Passing-Out-Parade ceremony for the new officers which held in Ejigbo, Oyetola stated that his administration’s commitment to security, safety and welfare of the people remained irrevocable.

He charged the new personnel to display the highest level of professionalism, discipline, competence, integrity and Omoluabi ethos in the discharge of their duty to protect the people and the State.

“All Osun citizens must own the Corps and provide them with information that will help them to effectively protect us,” he added.

The governor commended security agencies and assured them that the state government would continue to support them while also encouraging them to collaborate with one another.

He disclosed that the government had procured 20 security vehicles with communication gadgets to support security operatives in the discharge of their responsibility.

“We have recruited 750 vigilantes across all local governments in the State to provide intelligence on the activities and suspicious movements of criminals to the officials of Amotekun.

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