The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has met with the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, at the force headquarters, Abuja, over the Southwest security outfit codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’, as well as the raging Local Government crisis in the State.
Speaking to Journalists after the meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Governor Makinde explained that he deliberated with the Police Boss on the issues surrounding the Western Nigeria Security Network.
According to him, the IGP agreed to hold a meeting with the Southwest Governors to review the situation.
Engr Makinde stated that everybody is aware of the issue with Amotekun, noting that the Governments are trying to build a new country where the rule of law is supreme, so everybody should be law-abiding, ensuring that they don’t do anything that would create lawlessness.
When asked about the current status of the security outfit, the Oyo State said, “it is a work in progress, we are trying to operationalize it and in doing that, all the relevant stakeholders would have to align.”