The Roles Amotekun Will Play - EKSN Chairman, Aregbesola
Chairman, Ekiti State Security Network, Chief Akin Aregbesola has clarified the security role of Amotekun, saying it is a spy agency.
He made this clarifications while speaking with newsmen yesterday in Ado-Ekiti shortly after his confirmation by the State House of Assembly. According to him, Amotekun is not a community police.
He said it would gather intelligence and work in synergy with the police and the DSS.
Speaker Funminiyi Afuye presided at the confirmation hearing.
The House also confirmed Brig.-Gen. Joe Komolafe (rtd.) as the Corps Commander.
Other board members confirmed were Mrs B. J. Akin-Obasola, Mr Idowu Ajayi and Major Fatai Fakorede (rtd.).
Aregbesola called for cooperation and support from the people of the state.
“We will need the assistance of everyone living in Ekiti towns and villages.
“We want them to always volunteer information that will ensure protection of lives and property in the state.
“We are warning criminals, bandits and kidnappers in Ekiti to vacate now, because there will be no more hiding place for them and their nefarious activities.
“I want to assure Ekiti people that we will not betray the confidence they reposed in us,” Aregbesola said.