Amotekun: Oyo Gov Makinde, appoints Togun, Olayinka chairman, commandant - Paul Ukpabio's Blog

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Thursday, 21 May 2020

Amotekun: Oyo Gov Makinde, appoints Togun, Olayinka chairman, commandant


Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed General Ajibola Kunle Togun and retired Colonel Olayanju Bisiriyu Olayinka as chairman and commandant, respectively, for the Oyo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
A statement signed by the Governor’s Special Assistant (Print Media) Moses Alao, indicated that the retired military officers will oversee the initiative, which was put in place to check insecurity in the state.
It will be recalled that Governor Makinde signed the Amotekun Bill into law in March, with the government having procured vehicles and other equipment for use by the security outfit which, he noted, was set up to complement the efforts of other security agencies in the state.

General Togun, a army retiree, served as Director of Military Intelligence and former Deputy Director-General of the State Security Service.

Togun also served in various positions in the Army, including Presidential Guards, Dodan Barracks, Lagos; Adviser in the Nigerian Embassy, Cotonou in 1979; Battalion Commander; Brigade Commander, Director of Military Intelligence.

On his part, Col. Olayinka (rtd), has several years of experience in the military, having served as Assistant Director, British Military Advisory Training Team, Defence Headquarters, Abuja; Deputy Chief of Staff (Logistics), Headquarters 2 Div, Nigerian Army, Ibadan and Sector Commander, Operation Safe Haven, Plateau State, among others.

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