- Some sources are claiming that Sunday Igboho could be the corps marshal of Amotekun
- Recall that the Yoruba activist had recently given quit notice to some herdsmen in Ibarapa
- However, some governors are said to be against his recruitment into the security outfit
In what will excite many people and annoy others, some sources are claiming that there are plans to make Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, known as Sunday Igboho, the corps marshal of the South West Security Network, code-named Amotekun.
According to The Cable, some governors don't like the idea but the majority were in support of it.
The reason those who supported the move reportedly gave was based on Igboho's passion for the safety of the Yoruba people.
They said the people have been harassed and subjected to criminal elements enough.
However, Igboho has reportedly not accepted to lead the security network but sources believe that he will accept eventually, especially with pressure from his supporters.
Meanwhile, prominent monarchs in Yoruba land will be consulted before a final decision is made.
The source added:
“We have nothing against herders in Igangan and other parts of Ibarapa, but we are against their criminal activities."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that in what many people will dismiss as a product of sycophancy, Lauretta Onochie, senior special assistant on social media to President Muhammadu Buhari defended the Fulani tribe.
According to her, people are against them because of President Buhari.
The media aide said criminals are everywhere and that these criminals are labelled with their identities except the Fulani people who are being grouped with their ethnicity.
In another development, Legit.ng reported that Nigeria's prominent human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), accused the federal government of portraying itself as the defender of herdsmen in the country.
The senior lawyer made the accusation when he appeared as a guest on a Television Continental (TVC) programme on Sunday, January 24.
Legit.ng noted that Falana was reacting to the directive issued to Fulani herdsmen in Ondo state by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, asking them, especially those not registered, to vacate the state's forest reserves.