The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun says the Southwest Security Network, Amotekun, will kick off in the state this January. This was disclosed in his new year message
According to the governor, the Amotekun security outfit, which would complement the efforts of existing security agencies, would be headed by a retired Commissioner of Police, as its Commandant”.
Apart from Amotekun, the state government will also commence the implementation of Residents Identification Cards, to provide a reliable database of the people living in the state
On COVID-19, Governor Abiodun called on the traditional rulers, religious, community leaders and the media to help in sensitising the people on the severity of the second wave of the pandemic and the importance of observing all safety