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Seyi Makinde Urges Traditional Rulers To Support Security Agencies To Tackle Insecurity

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In complementing efforts of security agencies and Amotekun, a new group known as South-West Security Stakeholders Group led by the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Adams has been unveiled.

The new group was unveiled, on Wednesday, when Yoruba leaders of thought, obas, chiefs, policy makers, politicians, technocrats converged on Ibadan for a Pan Yoruba congress.

The new platform is to be a convergence of various Yoruba socio-cultural groups, members of traditional institutions, members of groups like the Oodua Group Congress, Agbekoya, Soludero, hunters, vigilante and other non-state actors.

Speaking at the event, host governor, Mr Seyi Makinde said he was adopting the use of non-state actors like OPC, Soludero, Vigilante for voluntary policing, to complement efforts of regular security agencies in the state.

He stressed the need for traditional rulers to collaborate with non-state actors as well as all residents to tackle the security challenges facing the state.

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