Oyo Gov. Seyi Makinde Urges FG To Upgrade Capacity Of Amotekun To Check Crime

Date: 08-12-2021 5:17 am (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
- at 8-12-2021 05:17 AM (1 month ago)
Online (f)

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State yesterday called on the Federal Government to upgrade the capacity of Amotekun personnel in the South West to provide better security coverage for the people of the region.

The governor made the call in Ibadan, the state capital, while presenting his speech at the 2021 Law Week of the Ibadan branch FGof the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) held at the Afe Babalola Bar Centre, Iyaganku, Ibadan.

In his address, Makinde, who was represented by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Oyewo Oyelowo, said:
Quote
“The issue of security is so paramount to the governors of the South West and this led to the inauguration of the Western Nigerian Security Network and particularly the state creation of Amotekun in each of the five western states, even though

In Lagos it is known as Neighbourhood Watch. “Moreover, the states have been challenged with playing role of providing security under the present constitutional arrangement because of the centralisation of the security powers in the national government. “Agreed, it is believed that law can play a role particularly in looking at the fundamental documents that is the

constitution that places this power in the central government by looking at the reality of the necessity for state to play a role in allowing the state executive to be not only chief executive, but also chief security provider in each of their states.”

Posted: at 8-12-2021 05:17 AM (1 month ago) | Hero
- constigoldo at 8-12-2021 10:35 AM (1 month ago)
(f)
Very important
Posted: at 8-12-2021 10:35 AM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
Reply

fire TRENDING GISTS fire

TODAY'S TOP
  1. Embattled Nigerian Big Boy, Hushpuppi To Be Sentenced On Valentine's Day, February 14th 2022

  2. Suspected Internet Fraudster, Michael Jackson Nabbed By EFCC

  3. Ondo Police Nab 40Yrs Old Married Man For Allegedly Killing Lover In A Hotel Room

  4. Federal Reps Bow To Buhari, Throw Out State Police Bill

  5. SPORT: Super Eagles Player, Samuel Kalu Joins Watford Football Club

  6. Gospel Singer, Sammie Okposo Goes Private On IG, Removes Profile Photo Amidst Marital Saga

  7. Cameroonian Man Jailed For 5 Years By Nigerian Court For Human Trafficking

  8. Fans Pay Tribute To Late Basketball Player, Kobe Bryant Daughter 2 Years After Helicopter Crash

  9. SHOCKING: How 10 Month Old Baby Drown In A Basin Full Of Water

  10. Nollywood Actor, Muyiwa Ademola Looks Dope As He Celebrates Birthday In A Colorful Attire


THIS WEEK
  1. Popular Lagos Hotel Owner, Bama Murdered By His Wife For Impregnating Another Woman

  2. Viral Video Of Nigerian Couple Mistakenly Capture Friend Having S3x With His Partner While Live

  3. Kayode Ajulo Calls On Yoruba Leaders To Intervene In Brewing Crisis Between Tinubu And Osinbajo

  4. Estranged Wife Of Mercy Aigbe’s New Boo Breaks Silence – Says Losing Him Is A Gain For Her

  5. Mercy Aigbe Finally Unveil Alleged 'The Owner ' Weds Married Lover, Adekaz Amid Online Drags

  6. "My Husband's Manhood Is Too Small" -Depressed Lady Laments Over Her 3Month Old Marriage

  7. US Embassy Tears Nigeria Apart On Its Website

  8. I’m a Nigerian – Togo’s Emmanuel Adebayor Declares

  9. 8 Things To Know About Sammie Okposo Wife Ozioma Okposo

  10. Ned Nwoko and Regina Daniels Arrests Jaruma In Abuja For Defamation and Drugs Usage


TOP MEMBERS: