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Makinde Signs Amotekun Bill into Law

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has signed the State Security Network Agency Bill 2020 codenamed “Amoketun” into law. 

Governor Makinde gave the assent in a ceremony at the Executive Council Chamber of the Governor’s Office, Ibadan.

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde (left) and Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Debo Ogundoyin during the signing of AMOTEKUN bill into law by the governor held at Governor’s Office Secretariat, lbadan. PHOTO: Oyo State Government.


Shortly after the signing, Governor Makinde warned those with criminal intent to steer clear of Oyo state and the South West region as more efforts would be geared towards reducing crime in the state.

The governor also called for cooperation in ensuring a safer environment to create an investment-friendly place that would guarantee a decent return on investment. 

While appreciating the regular security agencies for their effort at providing security, the governor said the new security network would complement the regular security agencies. 

With all dressed in leopard skin fabric design, the speaker, some members of the Oyo State House of Assembly, members of the state executive council and stalwarts of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, attended the signing ceremony.

Iyabo Adebisi

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