OPERATION AMOTEKUN: Things You Need To Know About the New Western Security Scheme.
Operation Amotekun is a security body set up by six South West States, Due to security treats in the Area. Below are things you need to know about the body (operation Amotekun)??
- Each state donated 20 vehicles each, making 120 Amotekun vehicles. The vehicles would be dispatched to the respective states.
- The headquarters will be at Ibadan, Oyo State.
- The size of the troops would be determined by what each of the six states had capacity for and based on the level of security threat.
- Every state government will fund the troops in its state. It is the capacity of a state that will determine the size of troops it needs.
- The idea behind Operation Amotekun is in a bid to localizing policing
Salary of personnel will not be below the minimum wage.
- Their operation will be seamless. If something is happening near the Oyo border, the Ogun Amotekun can cross into Oyo and vice versa.