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The Oyo State Government has approved the sum of about N59.7 million as grant for the take-off of the State Security Network Agency code named, ‘Operation Amotekun’.
The release forms part of the decision reached at the State’s 19th virtual executive meeting.
The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, while giving an update on the outcome of the meeting sai;
“Further on the establishment of the State Security Network, codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’ and for effective take off of the Agency, the State Executive Council has approved the procurement of 3000 units of uniforms and accoutrements such as combat boots, lanyard, baseball hats, security belts, worsted socks, production of Amotekun and Oyo State logo for 3000 Amotekun Corps to be recruited into the Agency at a total sum of N59, 783, 437.50.”
He disclosed that the uniforms and accouterments, which would be given to each recruited Amotekun Corps member, would serve as a form of identity for the Corps and distinguish them from other security agencies in the State.
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