• News - South West - Ondo
  • Updated: April 26, 2023

Ondo Amotekun Guarantees Safety Of Corps Members

The Amotekun Corps in Ondo State has assured members of the 2023 Batch B Stream I of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) deployed to the state of their safety.

The security outfit also revealed that the crisis in Ikare-Akoko has been checkmated.

The State Amotekun Corps Commander, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye gave the assurance while parading 31 suspects arrested for different cases at the Command’s Headquarters in Akure on Wednesday.

Adeleye disclosed that security agencies met and adopted a professional way to quell the crisis to guarantee free movement and also ascertain that activities in the town is not disrupted.

He assured that the recent crisis that broke out in Ikare-Akoko, the host community of the NYSC orientation camp, has been curtailed and security has been beefed up in the town.

Adeleye also assured the Corps members that security agencies are fully on ground to guarantee their safety.

"During joint patrols for Easter and Salah holidays, 45 suspects were apprehended by the patrol teams for criminal cases including rape, illegal possession of firearms, ritual, arson, stealing among others, out of which 31 have been profiled and would be arraigned to Court soon.

"Among the suspects paraded was a syndicate that specialises in stealing native goats in hundreds and selling same to unsuspected buyers," Adeleye said.

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