Amotekun: Whether You Like It Or Not We Will Defend Ourselves, Fani-Kayode Tells FG

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that the southwest will defend itself against insecurity and terrorist challenges in the region.

Fani-Kayode’s comment is coming on the declaration of the security outfit, Operation Amotekun initiated by the southwest governors as illegal by the federal government.

The attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami had said security provision is the sole responsibility of the federal government, thereby declaring Amotekun illegal.

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In his reaction via his Twitter handle, Fani-Kayode, who said he is not surprised over federal government’s reaction call on the southwest governors to stand firm in their resolve to protect the people.

“Not surprised that AG said Operation Amotekun is illegal.Anybody that believes that a Govt. whose primary interest is to protect the interest & further the fortunes of the Fulani &their herdsmen would want the sons of Oduduwa to defend themselves against mass murder is naive.

“Whether the FG likes it or not, we shall defend ourselves against the barbarity of the Fulani herdsmen & any other terrorist org. I urge the Governors of the SW to stand firm in their resolve to defend and protect our people. We can no longer allow our people to be butchered,” he tweeted.

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