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FAKE AMOTEKUN OFFICERS NABBED


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he So-Safe Corps, an Ogun State Owned security agency has recorded another great achievement as they nabbed a team of fake Amotekun corps.

The officers and men of the corps deployed to enforce the Covid-19 Stay at home lockdown directives of the Federal/ State Governments in Ado – Odo Ota Division at about 1616hrs on Monday 20th,April,2020
noticed a strange set of criminally minded ones who disguised as a lawful security outfit.

According to statement signed by ACC Moruf Yusuf, Director of Information and Public Relations, the culprits, thirteen (13) in number, were apprehended as they claimed to be officers of Amotekun, Ogun State Command and were extorting and harassing unsuspecting members of the public.

During preliminary investigation the suspected fake officers claimed that their operation has a solid backing of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission.

The suspects who were kitted with reflective jackets with Amotekun inscription with two(2) vehicles and three(3) motorbikes were caught at the spot they mounted a check point and were extorting the public at Lafenwa, Itele Ota located at Ado Odo Ota Local Government.

The suspects have been transfered to the Nigeria Police ,Itele Division for further investigation and likely prosecution.

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