Houses of Assembly in South West to begin scrutiny of law backing establishment of operation Amotekun
Houses of Assembly in the six states of the South West will from next week begin scrutiny of the law backing the establishment of the Western Security Network known as Operation Amotekun.
.Attorney General of Oyo State, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo made this known in Ibadan at the end of a meeting of all Attorneys General of the South West to evolve the Amotekun legal framework.
The draft bill to the Houses of Assembly will see each state establish its own Amotekun corps, while local intelligence will form the basis of the operational manual for the corps.
Professor Oyelowo said the recruited personnel will be guided by existing constitutional regulations on the usage of arms.
He stressed that the Amotekun corps will complement the existing security agencies while there will be collaboration among state corps in their operation.