Activities marking the launch of Operation Amotekun in the South-West is about to kick-off at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.
There were initial fears that the programme may not hold as scheduled as a result of the perceived apprehension by the presidency.
As of the time of filing this report, the venue for the launch is filled with delegates and other stakeholders from the collaborating states.
Some of the 120 red security patrol vehicles for the launch of Operation Amotekun were seen at the car park of the Governor’s Office.
Local security personnel, with some dressed in a brown uniform and others in a grey uniform with caps to match, were on the ground in readiness for the inauguration.
The Director-General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, Seye Oyeleye, and delegates from Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo and Lagos States were on the ground.