Following the inauguration of the Amotekun corps in the South-West states, Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has made Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka the Super Marshall of the Ogun State Security Network codenamed Operation Amotekun.
According to reports, the Governor decorated the respected Professor with the emblem of the Amotekun Corps during the inauguration of the security outfit in the state.
The Governor also commissioned scores of patrol vans and motorcycles to aid the operations of the Amotekun Corps. It was made known that while the Governor was decorating the nobel laureate, he said, “This outfit is very close to his (Soyinka’s) heart and issues of security particularly in the South-West”.
He added that “On that note, I have a singular honour and privilege to present Prof some of the Amotekun insignias being the Super Marshall of Amotekun in Ogun State”.
According to reports, South-Western Governors had established the Western Nigeria Security Network also known as Operation Amotekun in 2020, in order to tackle security challenges in the South-Western region.