“Amotekun” becomes law in Lagos soon — Hamzat

Sun Mar 22nd, 2020 - Ekiti

Lagos State Government on Sunday said Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu would soon sign into law a bill to establish the Amotekun Corps recently passed by the state House of Assembly.

The state Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

NAN reports that Oyo, Ekiti, Ondo are some of the states in the South-West that have enacted laws to create the Amotekun Corps in their respective states.

Hamzat said the essence of establishing the Amotekun Corps in the state was to boost security, especially along major highways and border communities.




source: Guardian