Since the formation of Amotekun, controversies from left and right have trailed the movement. Some time ago, the federal government declared it illegal but the leaders of South West stood firm to make sure, Amotekun sees the light.
In order to finalize the operation modalities of Amotekun, the vice president, Yemi Osibanjo met today with the South West Governors and behold, the federal government has given the legal consent to to its operation.
In a statement made by the vice president, he said “Fruitful and unanimous resolutions
were made on the way forward in a meeting today with South West Governors, the Attorney General
of the Federation and the Inspector General of Police over the controversy surrounding the Amotekun Initiative.
The meeting was at the instance of the Governors who had asked to see President Muhammadu Buhari
It was agreed that the structure of Amotekun should also align with the Community Policing strategy of the Federal Government”.