Amotekun: Gov. Makinde approves recruitment of 1,500 personnel | Dailytrust

Amotekun: Gov. Makinde approves recruitment of 1,500 personnel

Seyi Makinde, Oyo state governor
Seyi Makinde, Oyo state governor

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state says he has signed a document for the immediate recruitment of 1,500 personnel to kick start the Southwest Security Network, codenamed, Amotekun, in Oyo state.

Makinde made the disclosure on Tuesday, in Ibadan, during the post-protest meeting held with representatives of Youths, Artisans, commercial motorcycle operators and Taxi drivers.

Makinde said the new intakes of the Amotekun outfit will undergo two weeks of training, between Nov. 1 and Nov. 15.

He also disclosed that the State Panel of Enquiry on Police brutality will be inaugurated on Nov. 2, assuring that various pressure groups in the state will be represented as members of the panel.

In her remarks, the Youths leader in Oyo state, Mrs Bobola Agbeja, said that her group will continue agitating for what is right, stressing that the youths will not be discouraged in engaging in peaceful protests to express their grievances.

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