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Breaking: FG, South West Govs Agree On Amotekun

By Benjamin Omoike

After weeks of accusation and counter accusation, the federal government and the southwest governors on Thursday, January 23, finally reached an agreement on Operation Amotekun. 

It was gathered that the parties agreed that legal framework should be put in place on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun. 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo met with the southwest governors and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, as well as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja after the expanded National Economic Council (NEC), meeting. 

The agreement was revealed by Laolu Akande, a senior special assistant on media and publicity to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on his twitter handle on Thursday, January 23. Akande wrote: “News Flash: FG, southwest governors agree on Amotekun.” 

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