Amotekun: Gov. Makinde inaugurates additional operational vehicles, motorcycles

Amotekun: Gov. Makinde inaugurates additional operational vehicles, motorcycles

Oyo State governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde on Tuesday commissioned thirty-three operational vehicles and 396 motorcycles for the state Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed “Amotekun” for effective security coverage of the state.

The presentation of the vehicles took place at the premises of the State House of Assembly.

Speaking at the commissioning, Governor Makinde said restructuring Nigeria was the only option which would address most of the challenges facing the nation, especially security with every zone of the country developing at its own pace than a clamour for presidency in different zones of the country.

Governor Makinde lauded the Amotekun corps for its security effort in the state, urging them to work even harder for a secured environment for the state to expand its economy.

Governor Makinde enjoined the people to assist the corps with useful security tips to boost their effectiveness.

The chairman of the state Amotekun corps, Brigadier General Kunle Togun, Retired, gave an assurance that the security outfit would do its best not to disappoint the people as the expectations were high.

Also, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Chief Bayo Lawal said the security mobility provided would be increased when necessary.

Chief Lawal harped on the need for maintenance culture of the operational vehicles and motorcycles.