Ondo state appoints Amotekun commander

Ondo state appoints Amotekun commander

- Akeredolu has appointed a commander for Amotekun

- The governor appointment Chief Adetunji Olu Adeleye to head the security outfit

- Also, Akerodolu also appointed some special advisers

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Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has appointed corps commander, Ondo state Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps.

The governor's appointment of Chief Adetunji Olu Adeleye comes after two months he signed the bill into law.

The Nation reports that Adeleye is a retired deputy commandant general of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Akeredolu also appointed Toyin Akinmoyo as senior special assistant for Women Affairs, Bosun Oladimeji as senior special assistant publication and Hon. Albert Akintoye as senior special assistant for public utilities.

Recall that Legit.ng had reported that Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, instituted a governing board that will be overseeing the operation of Ekiti Security Network Agency popularly codenamed Operation Amotekun.

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The development was contained in a statement by the chief press secretary to the governor, Yinka Oyebode, in Ado-Ekiti on Sunday, May 3.

According to the statement, the appointment was a giant stride towards ensuring effective take-off and efficient management of the state security outfits.

In his warning to criminals in the state, Fayemi said that security is a priority in his government and Amtekun would be designed to track and deal with criminals not just in the state but also in the region.

Appointing members of governing council for the security outfit, Governor Fayemi said the appointment will take effect as there is an urgent need to tackle the security challenges in the state.

The governor appointed Akin Aregbesola as the chairman of the security operation while Brig.- Gen. Joe Komolafe (rtd), the governor's special adviser on security, will engage in the operation as the corps commander.

Other people appointed by the governor include B. J. Akin-Obasola, Joel Idowu Ajayi and Major Fatai Fakorede.

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