Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde has held a closed-door meeting with a Nigerian Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed.
The governor, who spoke to newsmen at the premises of the Force Headquarters, stated that he had briefed the IGP on the security situation in the state. The Governor declared that his administration would not condone violence in the state. He also promised to obey the judgment of the court “once the pending appeals on the local government dissolution in the state are decided”.
Mr. Makinde disclosed that the South-west governors “will soon meet as a body with the IGP to review the situation on Amotekun.
The recent launch of the security outfit, to curb insecurity in the region, led to a confrontation between the governors and the federal government, who referred to it as illegal.
Mr. Makinde while speaking with newsmen after the meeting stated that the interaction was cordial and very impressive on all the issues deliberated upon.
Governor Makinde disclosed that his discussions with the IGP were centred on the issues surrounding the Western Nigeria Security Network, “Operation Amotekun and that he agreed to hold a meeting with the South-West governors to review the situation on the ground. He disclosed that the governors were working to get everyone to align with the essence of Operation Amotekun to avoid conflicts of any kind.