Amotekun, Others Won’t Be Part Of Security Set Up For 2023 Elections

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba Alkali has disclosed that the southwest regional security outfit, Amotekun and other state-owned or Kwasi-security outfits won’t be part of the security team for the 2023 general elections in the country.

Naija News reports the Police boss made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja during a security meeting with the top hierarchy of the Police Force ahead of the 2023 elections.

As earlier reported by this platform, the meeting deliberated on the 2023 general elections, assault on policemen on duty, upcoming police retreat, conference, and police games, among other critical issues.

Giving details of the discussions from the meeting, the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the IGP observed that such outfits have no legal backing to participate in the election.

The Force spokesperson said: “The IGP emphasized the fact that all quasi-security outfits established by various state governments and local…

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