AGF is speaking garbage, says Afenifere Chief

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By Tajudeen Adebanjo

 

Chairman of Afenifere Renewal Group, Chief Olawale Oshun has described Minister of Justice and Legal professional Normal of the Federation, Abubakar Malami’s assertion {that a} regional safety outfit, Amotekun, is unlawful as garbage.

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Chief Oshun mentioned Malami must also declare Hisbah Corps, (a non secular police drive liable for the enforcement of Sharia) and Civilian Joint Job Pressure within the Northeast unlawful.

“He is talking arrant nonsense. Let him declare Hisbah police in the 10 Northern states illegal and also let him declare the Civilian Joint Task Force in the Northeast. He is talking rubbish, arrant nonsense. Those are not Nigerian police institutions and they are not Nigerian security institutions but they were created because there is a need; Amotekun was created because there is a need for it. He is talking nonsense,” Chief Oshun mentioned.

The previous Chief Whip of the Home of Representatives urged the governors of the Southwest to go forward with the implementation of the Amotekun.

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“That is what the people of the region want. The governors must go ahead. This country belongs to all of us. They must go ahead,” he mentioned.

Chief of the Yoruba World Congress, Prof. Banji Akintoye, mentioned Malami’s assertion exhibits one factor very conclusively that the folks controlling Federal Authorities would not have the welfare of the folks Southwest at coronary heart and “we will look at that and decide what we want to do.”

Akintoye, a famend historian, the Northerners have created many society-controlled organisations within the north.

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“They went to create Sharia policemen that can arrest anybody. We, in the south, never questioned that; nobody in Nigeria questioned that. What we have set up is not another police force. We have not set up anything that conflicts with what the constitution provides for and so, we are in a good condition to defend our interests now, that all. The Yoruba people must be ready to defend their interest under the law,” he mentioned.

He instructed the southwest governors to the bull by the horn.

“This does not mean a confrontation with the Federal government. Lead us now, and we will follow you. Can a man elected by a people from x states refused to defend his people when they are under pressure? The answer is No. the governors have a job to do and we look forward to them to do it and as they do it, they are assure of our supports,” he mentioned.

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