BY OLORUNFERANMI ODOFIN
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has appealed to the national assembly to support timely formation of community policing to end incessant crisis in the country
Governor Akeredolu made the appeal at the passing out ceremony for the pioneer officers of Security Network Agency, Amotekun Corps in Ondo State
He maintained that community police had better understanding of their terrains and languages hence the formation of Amotekun corps to compliment efforts of the conventional security outfits in the state.
Governor Akeredolu solicited the support of all and sundry especially traditional rulers to achieve a crime free society.
Also speaking, The Amotekun corps commander, Chief Ade Adeleye who retired as retired NSCDC commandant General said the corps would help in tackling kidnapping, robbery and killing in the state.
Chief Adeleye said the pioneer cadets had undergone prerequisite trainings for the task ahead.
The Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi and the Olugbo of Ugbo, Oba Fredrick Akinrutan who recognized government’s struggle to get the Amotekun in place expressed confidence that the prevailing insecurities in the state would be a thing of the past
Vehicles, motorcycles, Gadget and security Dogs were presented to the Corps at the passing out Ceremony which was well attended by heads of security agencies,religious leaders and traditional rulers.