No fewer than two individuals have been arrested for illegally stitching uniform of Oyo State Safety Community Company also called Amotekun.
DAILY POST gathered that the 2 individuals, a person and a lady have been arrested on Saturday.
They have been arrested round Felele space of Ibadan, the state capital.
Our correspondent learnt that the 2 individuals have been arrested after info reached the company that some individuals have been stitching uniform of the company.
Gadgets caught with the suspects included cap, trouser and crested vest of the company.
DAILY POST recollects that Amotekun is a brand new safety outfit that was arrange by Governors within the South West Nigeria so as to sort out kidnapping, banditry and different organized crimes within the area.
Our correspondent gathered that Amotekun has arrested some suspected criminals and handed them over to the police because it began its operation in Oyo state final yr.
Commandant of Amotekun in Oyo state, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) confirmed the arrest of the 2 suspects on Saturday throughout a phone-in radio program, “Political Circuit on Contemporary FM Ibadan.
Olayanju added that the 2 suspects have been arrested round Felele space of Ibadan.
He stated, “Two individuals have been arrested for stitching Amotekun uniform.
Olayanju added that the suspects have been handed over to police at Yemetu.
“We heard these individuals have been sowing and promoting the faux Amotekun uniform to some individuals significantly at Lagelu space and we’re presently on the space to uncover the reality.
“Our concern is that if the uniforms get to the flawed palms and so they use them to commit crimes, individuals will consider it’s handiwork of actual Amotekun personnel, we’re actually afraid of this improvement as a result of unhealthy information unfold rapidly than excellent news.”