Tue. Dec 6th, 2022

Breaking News: Ogun State Government approves Amotekun Bill

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The Ogun State Government has approved the proposal for the creation of the Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun, in the state.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Ogun State Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin. According to Kunle, the Presentation was made by the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the State, Mr Adegbolahan Adeniran.

According to the Statement, Mr. Adegbolahan Adeniran said, “We presented the bill for the creation of the Ogun State Security Network Agency or what many call the Amotekun Corp Bill of 2020. “Today, the Executive Council of Ogun State met and adopted a draft as amended of a bill for a law to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency. This agency will comprise of the Amotekun Corp and this bill will be transmitted to the House of Assembly before the end of this week.

“It made all the Attorney Generals of the Southwest zone including Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo, and Lagos States to come together with the intervention of the DAWN commission that has been piloting the process, and we are able to have a draft model bill to be adopted by each of the states in accordance with their local circumstances and situations as the need arises.”

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