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The Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun has finally been adopted by Governors of all states in the Southwest and the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

IGP, Southwest governors agree Amotekun should not operate as regional initiative

The Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun has finally been adopted by Governors of all states in the Southwest and the Inspector General of Police (IGP).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Community policing to be infused into Amotekun

The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has said the community policing arrangement of the Federal Government would be integrated into the Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun has come to stay irrespective of criticism

The Chairman of the SouthWest Governors’ Forum and the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, said the Western Nigeria Security Network codename Amotekun has come to stay irrespective of criticism from any part of the country.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun not for ethnic agenda

The Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Sunday, stressed that the region’s newly launched security outfit codenamed, ‘Operation Amotekun’ was to complement the efforts of the conventional internal security agencies in the region.

Southwest governors, proactive to new security challenges – Ondo governor

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday said his colleagues in the Southwest geo-political zone were responding comprehensively to various security challenges facing the zone.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

Senator Fasanmi hails Southwest governors

Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.

Southwest assemblies adopt uniform standing rules

Houses of Assembly across the Southwest states of Nigeria will now have a uniform standing order and rules that will be guiding conduct of their legislative businesses.

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