Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, met today with South West Governors, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Inspector General of Police.
According to a statement emanating from the Office of the Vice President, the meeting was at the instance of the Governors who had asked to see President Muhammadu Buhari over the controversy surrounding the Amotekun Initiative.
However, due to the President’s foreign engagement, he asked the Vice President to host the meeting.
The statement signed by Mr. Laolu Akande a special aide to the Vice President, suggest that the meeting was very fruitful.
It “the statement” disclosed that unanimous resolutions were made on the way forward.
“Having regard to the need for all hands to be on deck in addressing the security concerns across the country, it was agreed that the structure of Amotekun should also align with the Community Policing strategy of the Federal Government.
“Among other terms and conditions, It was also agreed that necessary legal instruments will be put in place by each of the States to give legal backing to the initiative and address all issues concerning the regulation of the security structure”
Meanwhile, as at the time of this report, all effort made to reach the spoke person, Governor Akeredolu of Ondo State on this positive development on Amotekun proved abortive.
Recall that ourworldgist at different times reported on Amotekun Ban By FG And Femi Fani Kayode’s Reaction Sets Social Media On Fire And also how Meduoye Adeyinka Writes Powerful Article On Amotekun Sagaa s well as how Tinubu Reacts To Amotekun Security Outfit.
Ourworldgist would keep you posted as the situation unfolds therefore, stay connected.