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Insecurity: Constitute Amotekun Corps now, Oyo Assembly urges governor Makinde


The Oyo State House of Assembly has asked Governor Seyi Makinde to constitute the Amotekun Corps immediately to curtail growing insecurity in the state.

Amotekun Corps is the state security agency network which was recently established under the Oyo State law.

The House, on Tuesday, stressed that the call for the need to urgently constitute the corps became necessary following heinous activities of criminal herdsmen who recently attacked some parts of the state.

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The lawmakers, who condemned the killings of three persons in Akinyele Local Council and destruction of farms in Ogbomoso area by some armed bandits suspected to be herdsmen, urged the governor to urgently act on the call.

Adebo Ogundoyin, the Speaker of the state assembly, emphasised that the sooner Amotekun Corps was constituted, the better for the state in terms of security.

The state assembly had in March 2020, passed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill, 2020 codenamed “Operation Amotekun” into law.

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