The Commandant of Ekiti State Safety Community codenamed Amotekun, Brigadier-Common Joe Komolafe (Rtd.), has mentioned the corps will deploy supernatural and fashionable safety strategies to fight banditry, kidnapping and different criminalities within the state.
Komolafe disclosed this on Monday at Efon Alaaye throughout a sensitisation tour of Ekiti West, Efon Alaaye and Ijero Native Authorities Areas of the State.
The Corps Commandant defined the safety outfit would make use of historic Yoruba techniques of securing territories and fishing out criminals from their conceal outs.
He famous the neglect of native and historic patterns of exposing criminals was one of many components answerable for the rising wave of crimes within the area.
He charged conventional rulers to deploy their supernatural prowess to safe lives and properties of individuals of their domains.
Describing Amotekun as a power of liberation, Komolafe assured the safety outfit would shield the Southwest from invaders who had always constituted menace to the area.
Talking on the composition of the safety outfit, Komolafe mentioned the primary part of the recruitment was to ascertain an intelligence- based mostly outfit and later accommodate Amotekun ambassadors who would function informants of the company.
In line with him, there will likely be no age restrict to those who would make up the ambassadorial class.
Figuring out Amotekun as indigenous outfit, Komolafe mentioned: “We would like individuals that may enter the bush and provides us native intelligence about felony conceal outs.
“Folks earlier than us rose and fought invaders, we additionally need to rise and struggle invaders. These invaders got here with all types of impunity, they kill, maim, rape and destroy individuals’s farm produce.”