We Believe In One Nigeria But Cannot Have One Country And Two Systems. - Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu

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We Believe In One Nigeria But Cannot Have One Country And Two Systems. - Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has kicked against the Federal government's recent granting of the arms-bearing license to Katsina State corps while refusing to approve the same for the Southwest security outfit codenamed Amotekun.


In a statement released, the governor said he had seen a video showing the Katsina security operatives bearing AK-47 guns. And that such an action by the Federal Government was fraught with great dangers, adding that if the Katsina State security force could be empowered with sophisticated arms, including AK-47s, there is no reason to deny Amotekun a similar opportunity.

The governor maintained that denying Amotekun the urgently needed right to legitimately bear arms was a repudiation of the basis of true federalism, which Nigerians have been clamoring for.


''That Katsina was able to arm its state security force, with the display of AK47 means we are pursuing one country, two systems solution to the national question.

Suppose the katsina situation confers advantages on some in facing commonly faced existential threats. In that case, our unitary policing system, which has failed, is a deliberate method of subjugation that must be challenged.

The Independence agreement was based on a democratic arrangement to have a federal state and devolved internal security mechanics. We must go back to that agreement. Denying Amotekun the right to bear arms exposes the Southwest to life-threatening marauders and organized crime. It is also deliberate destruction of our agricultural sector. It is an existential threat.

We want to reiterate that what is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Under the doctrine of necessity, the Ondo State government has decided to fulfill its legal, constitutional and moral duty to the citizens of the State by acquiring arms to protect them. This is more so given that the bandits have unhindered access to sophisticated weapons. The State government cannot look on while its citizens are being terrorized and murdered with impunity. We will defend our people.''

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NigeriaLast activity 2 days ago

Una never see anything self...if we fail to get it right this coming election Na when una go know why the Bible always say fear North😂😂😂

Nah today we know in Nigeria we have one country two systems since our independence day....sorry if you just dey know🤦‍♀️🤮

Let every state get their state police…’let every state be responsible for their security… the security of a Nigerian state should not rely on Abuja

NigeriaLast activity 2 days ago

It's not new in this country,we run one country with different laws.Government of the North by the North and for the North. Una eye go open make una dey run tribalism they will finish the west after una Amoda waka go 😂Everybody talking here, who vote them in. Northern vote only, can't produce a president. Ask yourself that question. Who voted for him. Bubu. Even with all the preferential treatments, no level!!! Backwardness number one!!!

Mr. Call the other SW governors still playing politics with our life to wake up enough of party loyalty to the detriment to our lives. The time to speak truth is now.

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