Amotekun, a precursor to state police, says RMAFC
Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Mohammed Shehu, has expressed satisfaction with the operation of Amotekun Corps, saying that it may signal the beginning of state police in the country.
Shehu, who stated this, yesterday, during a courtesy visit to the Amotekun Command Headquarters in Akure, commended the South-West governors over the Amotekun initiative, which was aimed at tackling insecurity in the region.
The RMAFC chairman, who was represented by Head of RMAFC Indices and Disbursement Committee, Mr. Isiak Hamid, lauded Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and other governors in the region over their efforts at ensuring peace in their domains.
Meanwhile, the Ondo State Commander of Amotekun Corps, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye, said the security outfit needed more supportin the area of funding to holistically tackle crimes.
Adeleye, who recounted Amotekun’s breakthroughs, lauded the Commission for the visit and commitment to the Corps.
He also thanked Akeredolu for the continued support to ensure that the Corps continues to nip crimes in the bud.