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Amotekun started zero tolerance to crimes in South West – Akeredolu

The Chairman, South-West Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, said that establishment of the state security outfit codenamed Amotekun started the zero tolerance to crimes in the region.

Akeredolu said this in Akure, the state capital,when the pro-democracy and human rights organization, Campaign for Democracy (CD), conferred with a prestigious Security Award of Excellence and Good Governance.

Speaking through his Senior Special Assistant on Security Matters, Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo, the governor, said that the establishment of the security outfit in the region has recorded huge successes.

He noted that the security of lives and property of the citizenry in the region remained paramount to the governors in the region.

Akeredolu, therefore, solicited the support of relevant stakeholders to combat crimes including kidnapping, terrorism, robbery, ritual killing, assassination and all forms of criminalities in the society.

He lauded the efforts of Amotekun Corps and other conventional security agencies in steming the tide of insecurity in the states,

The governor, however, promised to continue to give necessary support to security agencies in the state to effectively fight crimes and ensure crime free environment.

According to him “the fourth batch of Amotekun personnel was recently deployed across the 18 local government areas of Ondo state to further protect the lives and property of the people and reduce crime rate in the state.

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