AMOTEKUN Operations in Southwest Nigeria

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This is to formally inform the general public that the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed “AMOTEKUN” was not set up to address trivial issues outside the law establishing it.

The function and responsibility of AMOTEKUN Corps in the States of Southwest Nigeria has been properly codified and enshrined in the legal framework setting up the Security Outfit. The security outfit is expected to work within the limit of the law and any violation of the fundamental human rights of citizens is frowned upon.

The creative expression, culture and language of people living in Southwest Nigeria are beyond the scope of the security functions of AMOTEKUN. The outfit was setup as a complimentary structure to the Statutory Security Agencies to guarantee freedom of expression, protection of lives and property, and by extension, the prosperity of Southwest Nigeria.

Any abuse or violation of any citizen living within the Region by any member of the AMOTEKUN Corps will not be tolerated by the relevant authorities in the States

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