Makinde appoints Gani Adams as Amotekun Ambassador


Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has nominated the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams as the Ambassador for the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) a.k.a Amotekun.

The governor also presented a new pick-up as pilot vehicle with three members of the security outfit as part of Adams’ security entourages.

At his Omole Phase 2 residence in Lagos, Adams hailed the gesture and stressed that security remains the topmost priority of every government.

The traditional leader applauded the governor’s courage in ensuring that Oyo is safe for residents.

“I hope other governors in the region will replicate this gesture, particularly at this time when we are faced with the various security challenges.

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“Security is a sacred responsibility of the Aare Ona Kakanfo, and for the governor to have recognised that is highly commendable.

“Now that Oyo state government has identified with us as the Ambassador of the Western Nigeria Security Network outfit, Amotekun, it is a call to service.”

Adams promised to use his office of the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland to complement the efforts of the state government in fighting insecurity.

An Oyo Amotekun official, Comrade Akinro Kazeem Babalola said the Makinde administration’s gesture is in line with its resolve to reduce crime.