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BREAKING: FG, SW Govs Reach An Agreement on Amotekun

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The Federal Government has come to an agreement with South-West governors on Western Nigerian Security Outfit code-named Operation Amotekun.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President, Laolu Akande, made this known on his Twitter handle on Thursday.

However, he did not give details of the agreement reached.

Osinbajo and the governors of the South-West states have been met at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday.

It was reported top on the agenda was Amotekun, which the federal government has declared as illegal

According to the Vice President, prof Yemi Osinbajo ”Fruitful and unanimous resolutions
were made on the way forward in a meeting today with South West Governors, the Attorney General
of the Federation and the Inspector General of Police over the controversy surrounding the Amotekun Initiative.”

”The meeting was at the instance of the Governors who had asked to see President Muhammadu Buhari”

”It was agreed that the structure of Amotekun should also align with the Community Policing strategy of the Federal Government.”


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