Engaging delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun and Ogun states, leading Presidential aspirant of the PDP, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, has revealed that as part of his restructuring plans, he would strengthen and expand the South-West Regional security Network popularly called Amotekun as well as restructure the country.
Governor Tambuwal who spoke at the PDP secretariat in Osogbo on Wednesday said insecurity is a big issue and strengthening the South-West Security Network for proper policing and possible adoption as state police is a major part of his plan.
In his words; ” Insecurity is a major issue across the country and for the south-west and as part of my believe in restructuring, I will strengthen Amotekun and possibly adopt it as a state police for the region.”
Speaking on restructuring, the governor said the nation cannot shy away from restructuring even though it means different things to different people.
“Restructuring differs across the regions but we must come forward and argue it. I present my fact, you present yours and we find a common ground to achieve it. Devolution of power to states is a must if we must progress in Nigeria.”
The governor who later proceeded to the residence of Senator Demola Adeleke, to congratulate him on his affirmation by a federal high court in Osogbo as the validly elected candidate of the PDP for the July 16 governorship election.
In Ogun, the chairman of the PDP governors’ forum said providing conducive business environment to expand industrialisation in Ogun as well as agriculture are his plans for the state should he emerge as President of Nigeria.