In its bid for an effective takeoff of the regional security outfit, Amotekun, the South-West is not only faced with opposition from external forces, according to Ondo State Governor and Chairman, Southwest Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu. To deny this is to unpatriotically put their lives at risk.”Also, some Yoruba leaders and groups condemned the police actions. A former presidential candidate of the National Action Council (NAC), Dr. Olapade Agoro, said: “Those disturbing Amotekun are only postponing the evil day. Amotekun was an idea but now it has become a Yoruba project. “Irrespective of our political leanings and beliefs, I’m sure a kidnapper, armed robber or bandit visiting any house will not demand the membership card of the political party you belong to.
Source: The Guardian January 22, 2020 04:41 UTC