By Charles Nwabardi

 

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has given additional 100 operational vehicles with fully equipped communication gadgets to the Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Operation Amotekun.

The governor on Friday during the handing over ceremony held at the Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, expressed happiness that the corps had totally changed the security landscape of the state.

The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Taiwo Adisa, indicated that Makinde equally reiterated that his administration would continue to give zero tolerance to crimes, adding that adequate support would be given to all security outfits in the state.

The governor equally used the opportunity to announce that apart from the 1,500 personnel currently engaged by the outfit, more 500 persons would be recruited to further strengthen its capacity in the state.

Makinde said, “Today, we are here strengthening the Amotekun Corps. We will continue to listen to you. We will continue to fulfill the promises we made to you before you gave us the mandate. Let me also repeat that if you see something, say something and it will be sorted by Amotekun.”

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