Security: Amotekun urges Ekiti communities to emulate JSC initiative

By John Odunjo

The Corps Commander, Ekiti State Amotekun Corps, Brig. Gen. Olu Adewa (retd) has urged communities in Ekiti State to emulate Emure, Ise/Orun and Ikere Joint Security Committee (JSC) in curtailing the criminal activities in their domains.

Adewa said that the tremendous tasks being undertaken by the JSC with support of the traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the communities had made the axis the most relatively peaceful part of the state.

A statement from the JSC stated that the Amotekun Commander made the remark while playing host to the JSC Chairman, Elder Tunji Falana and General Secretary, Supt Niyi Okunniga in his office in Ado Ekiti.

Adewa, who said Amotekun would supports moves to stamp out crime in the state, assured the JSC of his readiness to support them with deployment of personnel and logistics during operational activities.

The Amotekun boss, however, implored the JSC not to rest on its oars.

The JSC Chairman, Elder Falana, appreciated the synergy among the security agencies in the state including Amotekun Corps.

Falana expressed confidence that the Amotekun Commander would contribute immensely to the growth and progress of Ekiti State in view of his “vast experience, leadership qualities and passion for community development through peaceful co-existence”.

JSC General Secretary, Okunniga, who said that sabotage had remained one of the drawbacks of many accomplishments by security agencies, said that striving to eradicate or reduce the act would add values to the relative peace being clamoured for in society.

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