The Commander Ondo state Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye has stressed the need for training and retraining of officers to be able to deliver on their mandate of enhancing security and stamping out crimes.

The Amotekun boss disclosed this during the opening of the ongoing Five-day “Training the trainers” programme organised by Ondo state government at the University of medical sciences (School of Nursing), campus along Igbatoro road Akure.

According to Chief Adeleye,  the workshop is to equip the officers and men to be able to stamp out all crimes and conflicts through intelligence gathering which aligns with the vision and mission of the Corps in developing structures and training strategies that would contribute to national security.

“It is actually a training on reporting investigation and counter attackn in line with world best practices.

“We brought in security experts, legal experts from different parts of the country. Now we have been opportuned through the office of Director of public prosecution to take suspects to court.

“We also want to teach and remind our Officers the act of statement taking, witness handling and general information management.We expect them to be more profined in carrying out their duties to be able to deliver to our employers.

He said, “We need to ensure and maintain a mentally sound workforce in the fight against crime and criminal activities in Ondo State. Our men and officials are to strengthen the linkages between the corps and other security agencies in the state.

“The re-training workshop is specifically designed to educate, inform and remind officers and men of the command on their mission to stamp out crime and guarantee safety of lives and properties of the good people of Ondo state.”

Adeleye expressed his gratitude to the Governor of Ondo state Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for giving the Corp the great opportunity of the training program, assuring that his men would ensure the safety of the people of the state.


One of the Trainees, Ogunlawo Owagoriaye thanked the state government saying the program had increased their intelligent quotient, and promised to do their best.

Participants  included  local government administrators, operational Officers and other officers in the command.

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