The Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, an engineer, on Wednesday, announced that the Army, Police, Department of State Services, Civil Defence Corps, Amotekun operatives, members of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), the vigilante group, Agbekoya, Soludero, and other state and non-state security actors would be brought under one umbrella to jointly fight crime in the state.
He said the state Task Force on Security, also known as the ‘War Room’, announced this during its meeting on Tuesday.
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Makinde spoke through his special adviser on security matters CP Fatai Owoseni (retd) during a press conference in Ibadan on Wednesday at the Governor’s Office.