Amotekun Will Use Religious Powers To Struggle Insecurity – Ekiti Commandant
The Commandant of the Ekiti State Safety Community code-named Amotekun, Brig.-Gen. Joe Komolafe (rtd), has stated the corps will use religious powers and trendy safety methods to fight banditry, kidnapping and different crimes within the state.
He spoke yesterday at Efon Alaaye throughout a sensitisation tour of Ekiti West, Efon Alaaye and Ijero native governments.
The Amotekun commandant in Ekiti stated the safety outfit would use historical Yoruba ways of securing territories and fishing out criminals from their hideout.
He stated neglect of native and historical patterns of exposing criminals was one of many components accountable for the rising case of crimes.
Komolafe urged monarchs to deploy religious powers to safe individuals’s lives and belongings.
Describing Amotekun as a power of liberation, he stated the safety outfit would defend Southwest individuals from invaders, who had constituted risk to the area.
Talking concerning the composition of the safety outfit, Komolafe stated the primary part of the recruitment was to determine an intelligence-based outfit and later accommodate Amotekun ambassadors, who would function informants of the company.
He stated there can be no age restrict to those that would make up the ambassadorial class.
Figuring out Amotekun as an indigenous outfit, Komolafe stated:
“We would like individuals that may enter the bush and provides us native intelligence about criminals’ hideout.
“Individuals earlier than us rose and fought invaders. We additionally wish to rise and struggle invaders. These invaders got here with all types of impunity; they kill, maim, rape and destroy farm produce.”