Ondo Amotekun Commander Urges Tinubu to Support Amotekun
Chairman of Amotekun Commanders in the south west,Akogun Adetunji Adeleye says he is confident that the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will give the corps the full support in ensuring security of lives and property in the south west region.
Adeleye who doubles as the Special Adviser to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Security matters, spoke during an interactive session with the Online Media professionals in the state.
He expressed optimism that in a matter of time, president Tinubu is going to come up with a robust support for Amotekun in Southwest.
The ondo state Amotekun commander appealed to relevant authorities to give the corps opportunity, having been tested, over three years now, with well- trained personnel,that the security outfit
should be allowed to bear sophisticated equipment like the ones the enemies carry to enhance their operations.
“We want to appeal to relevant authorities (under Federal Government) to give us opportunity, having been tested, over three years now, our men have been adequately trained.
“We can assure the general populace that, sophisticated equipment like the ones the enemies carry would definitely enhance our operations.
“We would appeal to the federal agencies to input us into the legislation, we should be allowed to carry sophisticated weapons, it is our sincere belief that going forward it would increase the level of cooperate security in the south west,” Adeleye said.
Speaking on the achievements of the corps,the Commander said, “when we came on board about three years ago, it is virtually impossible for people to go to farms, without being kidnaped or molested, across the state, to transact business in banks became dangerous, one is no longer safe then.
“We started with mass public enlightenment, to farmers and herders, we also Carry our campaign to security Agencies in the state, calling for their support, and also to remove any form of misconception of somebody coming to take their job, what we do is to compliment their efforts.