Osun poly seeks Amotekun's help to fight cultism


Some Amotekun officers

By Taiwo Okanlawon

The management of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, has collaborated with the southwest security network, code-named Amotekun, to curb cultist practices on the campus.

According to NAN, Amotekun also disclosed that the partnership is part of its anti-cultism crusade in public higher institutions.

In a statement, Bashir Adewinmbi, the commander of the security in the state, said they held a meeting with the institution’s rector in that regard.

Adewinmbi, a brigadier general, said that the corps appreciated the institution for the partnership.

He also reiterated the commitment of the Amotekun corps to making Osun a crime-free state.

He asserted that the Amotekun anti-cultism squad had been intensifying efforts to curb cultism across all communities and higher institutions in the state.

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He said the network embarked on anti-cultism crusade in higher institutions in the state to support efforts at eradicating cultism in Osun.

”We want to assure institutions and communities being terrorised by cultists of maximum security,” he said.

”You should not hesitate to inform the squad of any security threats in your environment.”

On his part, Kehinde Alabi, the rector of Osun State Polytechnic, applauded the Amotekun anti-cultism squad for the initiative.

Alabi promised his readiness to work with the Amotekun squad to clear the polytechnic of all security threats.

He urged the squad not to be deterred in its efforts at making Osun a crime-free state.

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