Amotekun: Particulars of Osinbajo’s assembly with South-West Governors

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on Tuesday met with South West Governors, the Legal professional Normal of the Federation, Abubakar Malami and the Inspector Normal of Police, Mohammed Adamu, over the institution of a regional safety outfit, operation Amotekun.

On the assembly, the Federal Governement agreed to arrange a authorized framework to legalise the institution of a regional safety outfit, operation Amotekun.


A press release by Senior Particular Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande mentioned it was agreed that the construction of Amotekun also needs to align with the Group Policing technique of the Federal Authorities.

“It was additionally agreed that vital authorized devices might be put in place by every of the States to offer authorized backing to the initiative and deal with all points regarding the regulation of the safety construction,” he added.

Amotekun, an initiative of Southwest Governors, was first declared illegal final Tuesday by the Legal professional-Normal of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.


The assembly is coming 24 hours after the nationwide chief of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, mentioned Amotekun was not a threat to nationwide unity.