Amotekun

Be an ‘OMOLUABI’ Always – DAWN DG Charges AMOTEKUN Corps

The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigerian, DAWN Commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye has charged members of the AMOTEKUN Corps across the states of the region to demonstrate and be guided by the “Omoluabi” virtue and ethos in the discharge of their duties. Speaking at a forum in Ejigbo, Osun State, Mr. Oluseye …

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How Govts Can Solve Frequent Farmers, Herders’ Collision – Seye Oyeleye, DG, DAWN Commission

The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN Commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye has been speaking about how frequent skirmishes between farmers and Fulani herders can be nipped in the bud. According to him, governments at all levels in Nigeria should make urgent arrangements to stop open grazing adding that in the 21st …

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Southwest Disagrees as Presidency says IG’ll Determine Amotekun’s Structure

The Southwest states, through the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission, have disagreed with the Presidency that the Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Operation Amotekun, will now be run in accordance with the structure defined by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, …

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Amotekun and the Call for Deployment in the Wake of Insecurity in the Region

PRESS STATEMENT The Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Amotekun, which was launched on January 9, 2020 by the Governors of the States of Western Nigeria (SoWN) has been passed into law by the States. To ensure that it has an institutional framework, DAWN Commission, with some security experts, came up with the Standard Operating …

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Southwest Governors Hailed for Sharing Rare Spirit of Brotherliness

The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye, has given kudos to the Governors in the Southwest of Nigeria for sharing rare spirit of brotherliness. He made this known during his interview with Olayinka Agboola on Parrot Xtra Hour on Radio aired on Space 90.1 FM in Ibadan, the capital …

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Police, Retired Security Experts Will Train Amotekun Corps – Oyeleye, DG, DAWN Commission

Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, Seye Oyeleye, spoke on next line of action after the passage of Amotekun Bill into law and other related issues in this interview with WALE OYEWALE of the PUNCH Newspaper Amotekun bill has been passed into law in some of the six collaborating states in the South-West region. Now, what …

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AMOTEKUN: Southwest States Response to Rising Insecurity in the Region

There is an indisputable relationship between economic development and security, and most security challenges are essentially economic challenges. The importance of security cannot be overstressed as it is the most fundamental of the socio-contractual responsibilities of the State to its citizens which directly or indirectly affects everybody. Thus, security is the protection or defence of …

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How Mischief-Makers Tried to Rubbish Amotekun – Seye Oyeleye, DG DAWN Commission

…Government will get life, medical insurance policies for Amotekun personnel…The Southwest Governors have executive powers, which they exercised in setting up ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN. The legal framework that the Federal Government was demanding is already embedded in the constitution. …Our Governors are already working with the legislative houses in the Southwest States in ensuring that ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN be …

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INTERVIEW: How Amotekun will be Funded — DAWN Commission

Adetayo Adeleke-Adedoyin is the Head of Special Projects at the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, also known as the DAWN Commission. The commission played an integral role in the formation of the South-west regional security outfit recently launched. The commission is also the coordinating agency at the regional level. In this interview, he spoke to …

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