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Oyo Assembly Passes Amotekun Bill 



Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday has passed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill, 2020 codenamed Operation Amotekun

This decision followed the presentation of the report of the House Committee on Security and Special Duties at the plenary.

Notably, some of the lawmakers wore amulets, armbands depicting combat ready atmosphere, the lawmakers’ unanimously reechoed the whining of the leopard the moment the Speaker, Adebo Ogundoyin hit the gavel passing the bill.

One of the objectives of the bill is to create a security network that would collaborate with and assist the Police and other security agencies in maintaining law and order within the state by making available relevant information on crime.

The bill had earlier scaled through the first and second readings during an extensive deliberation on the floor of the House, after the draft bill was transmitted by Governor Seyi Makinde to the House.

Local hunters’ chants and songs immediately rented the air of the hallowed Chambers with lawmakers congratulating each other on the extent of the job done.

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