Friday, September 30, 2022

Akeredolu Blows Hot, Says Ondo State Will Acquire Arms For Amotekun Operatives

Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has reacted to a purported video making the rounds showing the equivalent of the Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun Corps) in Katsina, obtaining the approval of the Federal Government to bear arms.

The Governor said such approval is fraught with great dangers. According to him, denying Amotekun the urgently needed right, to legitimately bear arms is a repudiation of the basis of true federalism which we have been clamoring for.

He said if the Katsina situation confers advantages on some, in the face of commonly faced existential threats, it means that our unitary policing system, which has failed, is a deliberate method of subjugation that must be challenged.

The statement added, “That Katsina was able to arm its state security force, with the display of AK47 means we are pursuing one country, two systems ” solution to the national question. If the Katsina situation confers advantages on some, in the face of commonly faced existential threats,

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