The Governors of the six Southwest states are expected to meet with Police Chiefs in Ibadan, Oyo state on Wednesday, ahead of the inauguration of the region’s security outfit “Amotekun”.
The meeting is to allow the Governors and the Police Chiefs to finalise how the outfit will operate for proper understanding before the launch.
Operation Amotekun is informed to curb armed banditry, kidnapping for ransom and other forms of criminality.
It was also reported that all the apparatus, including operational vehicles, motorcycles and communication gadgets would have been moved from the states to Ibadan before the meeting, which will be presided over by Governor Oluwarotimi Akedolu of Ondo State who is chairman of Southwest Governors’ Forum.
Expected at the meeting are Governors Seyi Makinde, of Oyo; Kayode Fayemi, of Ekiti; Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun; Dapo Abiodun of Ogun and Babjide Sanwo-Olu, of Lagos.