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Yoruba Nation: Osun Amotekun warns against unlawful gathering

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The Osun Amotekun Corps has warned in opposition to any illegal gathering beneath the guise of Yoruba Nation agitation.

The warning was issued by the Corps Commander, Brigadier Basic Bashir Adewinmbi, rtd, on Monday in Osogbo.

Seaking on the preparation of the safety outfit to maintain the state secure within the wake of contemporary Yoruba Nation agitation, Adewinmbi declared that Amotekun wouldn’t enable protests by the group within the state.

In his phrases, “There may be nothing like Yoruba Nation agitation right here in Osun. Amotekun received’t tolerate any Yoruba Nation protest right here. What they’re agitating for, we now have gotten it not directly.

“The president, Senator Bola Tinubu is a Yoruba man. They’re on the lookout for a Yoruba Nation and Nigeria is beneath a Yoruba man, so Nigeria is a Yoruba Nation now not directly.

“They need to not create insecurity right here. They need to not create confusion to divert the president’s consideration. Let him face governance.

“God has given him the facility and he is aware of find out how to use it for the good thing about everybody, not just for Yoruba folks alone. Allow us to give him time.

“They need to neglect concerning the Yoruba Nation agitation for now. There may be nothing like that. We don’t want it. Solely enemies of progress will be a part of that sort of agitation.”

DAILY POST remembers that some people suspected to be Yoruba Nation agitators wearing army camouflage and armed with weapons had invaded the Oyo State Authorities Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan on Saturday.

20 of the agitators, together with a lecturer, had been later arrested by the police.

Within the wake of the invasion and to stop the incidence of such incidents within the state, the governor, Ademola Adeleke, on Sunday directed his Particular Adviser on Safety Issues, Samuel Ojo to make sure quick mobilisation of joint safety groups.

The crew is tasked with securing, “the State Authorities Secretariat, the Authorities Home, and different strategic authorities buildings together with the headquarters of the Osun State Broadcasting Company.”

The Osun State Police Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, stated the command was conscious of the Ibadan incident and was ready to cease any act of lawlessness regardless of the standing of the perpetrators.

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