Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday inaugurated Oyo state security network agency and Amotekun corps governing board.
Makinde assured residents in the state that in coming days, new security strategies and arrangement would be unveiled to further address challenges of insecurity in the state.
The Governor gave the assurance during an inauguration ceremony of held at the executive council chambers of the Governor’s office
He also emphasized that with the inauguration of a governing board for Amokutun corps, visible actions would be seen, particularly in assisting to reduce insecurity, fostering inter agency cooperation as well as promoting regional security integration
The Governor equally appealed to political actors to refrain from destroying the state by leaveraging on security challenges to peddle negativity for political gains, while imploring residents to effectively cooperate with security operatives to abate the tension of insecurity
He pledged to continually take the security of lives and properties seriously, as his administration had remain committed to the task, adding that collective responsibility should be considered necessary
The 12 man governing board of Amotekun corps, would be chaired by Brigadier General Kunle Togun Rtd, a representative each from federal security agencies, a representative each from the three senatorial districts and the Onpetu of Ijero, Oba Sunday Oyediran as representative for the traditional institution.