The Ogun State Government on Wednesday approved the creation of the Western Nigeria Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, in the state.
Kunle Somorin, the Chief Press Secretary to Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, made this known to the media in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
He said the meeting lasted for 10 hours before the bill was approved by the state executive council.
“We presented the bill for the creation of the Ogun State Security Network Agency or what many call the Amotekun Corp Bill of 2020.
“Today, the Executive Council of Ogun State met and adopted a draft as amended of a bill for a law to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency.
“This agency will comprise of the Amotekun Corp and this bill will be transmitted to the House of Assembly before the end of this week,” Somorin said.