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INSECURITY: Traditional Rulers Are Taking Gifts From Bandits, Foreign Kidnappers — Oyo Amotekun Boss

Col. Kunle Togun rtd., The chairman of Amotekun Operation in Oyo state, has disclosed that traditional rulers are taking car gifts from kidnappers and bandits that are infiltrating the state.

He also made it know that, from available intelligence, most commercial motorcycle operators in the state are spies fir these criminal elements.He said the foreigners who were ferried inside trailers into Oyo State among other States during the Covid-19 lockdown could not speak any Nigeria language but French whenever accosted by his men.Togun hinted that the warning from the State governor to traditional chiefs to stop allocating lands to herdsmen with no papers showing Nigerian nationality would go a long way to stem the spate of killing and kidnapping in Yorubaland.Col. Togun who was responding to questions from reporters at his office in the State Secretariat at Agodi on Monday, said the greedy nature of some traditional and community leaders in many Yoruba towns led to high rate of insecurity, which he said Amotekun has been curbing.“Before Amotekun was established, the problem of Yorubaland since the invasion of the land by these herdsmen has been our traditional chiefs and leaders in Yorubaland, they take money, cows and cars from these people, and allow them to settle and wreak havoc in their domains.“I have attended meetings of Obas in Oke-Ogun and I told them to stop giving lands to foreigners, these herdsmen are called Bororos in Oke-Ogun and Ibarapa areas, they ar

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