Governor Sanwo-Olu explains why Amotekun is not in Lagos state

The Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said operatives of the Neighbourhood Safety Corps, are doing Amotekun’s work in the state.

Sanwo-Olu stated this while speaking on Tv’s Sunday Politics at the Lagos House.

According to him, apart from community policing, LNSC operatives additionally interact in border patrol.

“It’s just a name change. I appreciate what my colleague governors are doing. They also recognize the peculiar nature of Lagos.

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“I’ve over 7,000 neighbourhood watch personnel in Lagos, who’re doing precisely the same thing Amotekun are doing.

“They’re there at the border posts giving us everyday monitoring of their localities and feeding it back to the central. They are the ones feeding us with information. However, they can not carry arms and prosecute individuals.

“The borders that I’ve in Lagos are outside of the Atlantic Ocean is Ogun state,” Sanwo-Olu stated.

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