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JUST IN: Southwest governors, IGP meet in Lagos over Amotekun

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JUST IN: Southwest governors, IGP meet in Lagos over Amotekun
Governors of the Southwest, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adams and others on Thursday met in Lagos over Operation Amotekun, a brand of community policing.

Dignitaries at the summit which has gone into a private session as at the time of filling this report includes: Governors of Lagos, and Ondo states, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Rotimi Akeredolu, while Oyo, Ogun, Osun and Ekiti states are represented by their deputy governors, Engr, Rauf Olaniyan, Engr. (Mrs) Noimot Oyedele, Mr. Benedict Alabi and Mrs. Bisi Egbeyemi respectively.

Also present are: the Inspector General of Police, Mohamned Adamu, all the Commissioners of Police from the six South West states, other security outfits in Lagos state, Commissioners for Justice/Attorney-Generals from the South West states, Royal fathers, Community Development Committee representatives and others.
Chairman, South West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akerodolu said, governors of the South West would ensure that they give what it takes for the security of lives and properties in the region.

Akeredolu gave the assurance in his remarks at the on-going South West Governors, the Inspector General of Police and other Stakeholders Summit on Community Policing taking place at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.

The governor said it was time to face the truth which is community policing because of the peculiarity of every state, adding that this is what is done in advanced countries and that it was time to embrace it because of numerous security challenges which had overstretched the conventional police.

“This is something of great importance to all of us, something we cannot pretend about, we must be honest with ourselves, all of us agree that we are facing security challenges, the National Assembly, the President, nobody is happy with the way things are going, we must have a rethink about central police, there is too much on the IG’s table”, Aketedolu said
JUST IN: Southwest governors, IGP meet in Lagos over Amotekun
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