The Ogun State government has called for a synergy among the various security agencies to stem criminality across the state
The step according to Governor Dapo Abiodun is necesary to strengthen the existing security architecture in the state as the safety of lives and properties is paramount to the current administration
Governor Abiodun made the remark this thursday during the inauguration of Amotekun Corps and commissioning of patrol vehicles and motorcycles at arcade ground, Oke-mosan Abeokuta
Mr Governor informed that the inauguration of Amotekun Corps should not be seen as a rival to the security agencies in the state, but to complement their efforts in fighting crimes
The Governor charged the amoytekun Corps to ensure that their operations is under the ambit of the law that set it up, stressing that members of the Corps have been carefully chosen and trained.
He added that the security outfit had been provided with modern day equipment in order to discharge their duties effectively, warning that the state government would make the state unsafe for criminals
The Governor warned all property owners in the state to desist from abhoring criminals as any one caught in the act would be prosecuted while such property would also be demolished.
The Governor while expressing concern over the spate of kidnapping in the state recently said the government in collaboration with the security agencies have marshalled out plans to rid the state of the dastad act.
The Governor charged the residents to support and collaborate with the amotyekun Corps by making relevant information available to them for effective policing system
The Ogun State security network Agency and Amotekun coryps law was signed into law by Governor Dapo Abiodun on 24th March 2020.