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Just In: South-west Governors, Ooni Arrive For Amotekun’s Inauguration

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Four governors-led by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who is the Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum, have arrived at the venue of the inauguration of Amotekun.

Naija News gathered the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi also arrived at the same time.

Other governors that have arrived the event include: Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi and Osun State Deputy Governor Gboyega Alabi.

Also at the inauguration are contingents from the six states of Lagos, Ondo, Ekiti, Ogun, Osun and the host state Oyo. Also at the venue are leaders of thought and groups.

They include Prof. Banji Akintoye; Group Managing Director, Odu’a Investments Ltd., Mr Adewale Raji; Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye; Arch Muyiwa Ige, Mr Ayo Afolabi and Kunle Famoriyo of the Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) and some traditional rulers.

Also in attendance are members of vigilante groups such as local hunters and the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) and statutory security agencies.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had reportedly summoned the six governors of the South-west to a meeting at the Presidential Villa.

It was gathered that the summon was in connection to today’s launch of a new south-west security outfit called Amotekun.




Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.