Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has inaugurated the Osun Security Network and Amotekun Corps Board in Osogbo. He also inaugurated the Amotekun Independent Complaints Board and appointed Retired Justice Moshood Adeigbe as the Chairman of the Board while Retired Gen. Bashir Adewinbi would be the Board’s Corps Commander.
He said during the inauguration, “I have great pleasure and privilege in welcoming you all to the inauguration of the Osun Security Network Agency and the Amotekun Corps Board and the Amotekun Independent Complaints Board.
“The two bodies, which we are inaugurating today, are products of the Osun Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps (Establishment) Law 2020. The two boards have been created by the Law to ensure fair and effective administration, implementation and operation of the Amotekun Corps.
“They will collaborate with the conventional security agencies to ensure fair and absolute security of our state by complementing the conventional security agencies to stop the incidences of rape, illegal mining, possible banditry, kidnapping and other crimes which have crept into the state as a result of the deplorable security situation in the nation.
“It is our hope that the Osun Security Network Agency and the Amotekun Corps will offer improved security of lives and property and close the gaps created by the obvious overstretching of the conventional security agencies. While the Amotekun Independent Complaints Board will act as checks and balances for the activities of the Corps personnel.”
The Governor also persuaded the people to cooperate with the Amotekun Corps and provide useful information which will ensure an efficient security network in the state.