Amend constitution to recognise Amotekun as state police — Fayemi –

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Amend constitution to recognise Amotekun as state police — Fayemi
Kayode Fayemi

*…says ‘we need localised security system’

By Adeola Badru, IBADAN

CHAIRMAN of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, called for a constitutional amendment to accommodate the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun, as state police to tackle the security challenges confronting the country.

Governor Fayemi said this at the 7th Annual Lecture Series in commemoration of the Birthday of former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, Babatunde Oduyoye, held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan.

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The governor, who spoke on the theme: ‘Security and National Unity in Difficult Times’, noted that the challenge of insecurity in Nigeria has become frightening and is getting all concerned.

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