Amotekun: Southwest AGs ratify legal framework


By Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan

 

In line with the constitutional requirements for the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Operation Amotekun to be operational in combating security challenges within the Southwest states, the Attorneys-Generals of the six Southwest states on Friday night put finishing touches to the required legal framework

According to the details of the agreed framework, each of the Southwest states of Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti and Lagos will have its own legislation and its own security network operatives which will bear the name Amotekun Corps.

Unlike when the absence of some state Governors at the inauguration of the Operation Amotekun outfit caused some furore in the media, all the Attorneys-General were present at the meeting.

Those in attendance include, Prof Oyewole Oyewo (Oyo), Mr Oluwafemi Akande (Osun), Mr Olawale Fapohunda (Ekiti), Mr Adekola Olawole (Ondo), Mr Akingbolahan Adeniran (Ogun) and Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (Lagos) who was represented by…



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