Amotekun takes off in Ogun State
The Ogun State government has said that the safety of lives and property, especially in remote areas, will now be a joining forces with the full operation of the Southwest Security Unit, codenamed “Amotekun”.
State Governor’s Chief of Staff Alhaji Shuayb Salisu announced this on a live TV show in Abeokuta, adding that the creation of the organization in the state was meant to strengthen the existing security architecture to cope with the challenges. headlong.
Alhaji Salisu argued that the state government would not cross arms and allow criminals to have complete freedom of action, stating that “the days of criminals are numbered with the appointment of former Police Commissioner David Ajibola Akinremi as squad leader. safety “.
Going further, the chief of staff said the government has purchased 100 patrol cars, 200 motorcycles and communications devices to improve its performance, adding that Amotekun will receive training in all 20 local government areas of the state.
He said part of the state government’s crime-fighting strategy is to develop funds, noting that more than 20,000 young people have been recruited through the Ogun Job Portal and that state companies have also been tasked with finding qualified recruits.
The head of administration added that many infrastructure projects inherited from past administrations will be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2021, while recently started projects will not be overlooked, stating that the Ovode-Ilaro and Odo-Afa roads on the Yewa axis ; Epe Ijebu Ode and Molusi College Streets in Ijebu District; the Sagamu Siune Abeokuta and Lafenwa Rounda roads and interchange are all attracting close government attention.
Source: – Brandspunrg