Besides, a former Head of Department of Architecture, The Polytechnic Ibadan, Kola Oladunjoye, and three other persons in his car plunged into the Rocky Ogun River along Ibadan-Iseyin Road, and they all perished in the accident.
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The Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP Sunday Abutu, told newsmen in Ado Ekiti that Akinbami was released around 3 pm. on Sunday without the payment of any ransom.
The Chairman of the Amotekun Corps, General Kunle Togun (retd), made this disclosure on FRESH 105.9 FM Political Circuit on Saturday.
The News Agency of Nigeria learnt that operatives of the security outfit were on patrol around Mokola area of Ibadan at 11p.m. when a gun shot was heard allegedly hitting the motorcyclist, identified as Tosin Thomas.
The governor maintained that the safety and security of all residents of the state remains a top priority for his government, adding that his administration will work relentlessly to tackle cases of kidnapping and insecurity.
Soyinka’s position on Arise TV on Saturday, came amid reports of the excesses of some members of the Amotekun Corps.
The governor reassured the residents of the state that the administration is doing everything it could to address security challenges in the state.
According to the credible online news platform, the Police Officer, Fatai Yekini, was shot by the Amotekun Corps operative, Ibrahim Ogundele, in Sanga area of Oyo town on Saturday.
Amotekun Corps Commander in the state, retired Brig.-Gen. Joe Komolafe, confirmed the mishap on Saturday and said another would-have-been victim was rescued by the corps.
Ale’s wife was abducted on Thursday night while returning from Lagos State to Ondo State on a business trip along the Ondo-Akure Highway.
The governor also stated that the states of the South West are ready to combat crimes through the security agency, which was initially launched in January 2020 as a South West regional security outfit to combat crimes in collaboration with the police and other federal security agencies.
The Governor explained that the security outfit was a child of necessity aimed to solve and address the various security challenges bedevilling the state and the South West zone in particular and Nigeria in general.
Chief Adetunji Adeleye, State Commander, Amotekun Corps, made this known while conducting journalists round the affected farmlands.
Chief Adetunji Olu-Adeleye, Amotekun Corps Commandant in the state, who made this known on Tuesday in Akure, said the recruitment form would attract no charges.
Fayemi, while assenting to the bill at a brief ceremony at the Jibowu Hall, Government House, Ado-Ekiti, reiterated his earlier assertion that the Amotekun outfit was not a substitute for existing security agencies, but a complementary agency that would enhance and sustain the existing security architecture in the South West region of the Country
The Majority Leader, Yusuf Sherif, had presented the report of the Committee on Security and Strategy during plenary in Abeokuta
Olakunle Oluomo, the Speaker of the House, read the Governor’s letter during plenary in Abeokuta
The Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Wale Fapounda, on Monday submitted the draft bill on Amotekun, the South West security outfit, to the state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.