Following the police’s order on Sunday which strongly warned the South-West Stakeholders Security Group working with the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), Nigerians have condemned the decision.
The police commands in Ekiti, Ogun and Ondo states during separate interviews with The PUNCH said said over the weekend that they would not tolerate illegal possession of firearms by the members of the group.
They said anybody in possession of illegal weapons would be arrested.
Also, a top police officer, who confided in The PUNCH, said the operatives could only use Dane guns, which do not use cartridges.
Meanwhile, the aggrieved Nigerians have said the Country’s police force is seeing the new community security outfit as competitors saying the order is a ploy to undermine the security outfit.
Below are comments from the aggrieved Nigerians, read!