- The inauguration of the Operation Amotekun has begun in Ibadan, Oyo state
- The event has been graced by the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi
- Also, four governors from the southwest region led by the chairman of the South-West Governors' Forum
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has arrived at the venue of the inauguration of the Operation Amotekun in Ibadan, Oyo state.
The Ooni was said to have arrived for the event at about 11.59 am at the same time four governors led by the chairman of the South-West Governors' Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, came.
The Nation reports that he was also joined by the host of the event, Governor Seyi Makinde; Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi and Osun state deputy governor, Gboyega Alabi.
Also on the ground at the programme commenced immediately are contingents from the six states of Lagos, Ondo, Ekiti, Ogun, Osun and the host state Oyo.
The leaders of various groups and organisations including Yoruba leader Professor Banji Akintoye; Group Managing Director, Odu’a Investments Ltd., Adewale Raji; director-general, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Seye Oyeleye; Arch Muyiwa Ige, Ayo Afolabi and Kunle Famoriyo of the Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) and some traditional rulers.
Also in attendance are members of vigilante groups such as local hunters, the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) and statutory security agencies.
The governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, said that the outfit will complement the efforts of the police and other security agencies.
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