Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said that the Islamic State’s West Africa Province was already in Nigeria.
Akeredolu made the statement during an interview on Channels Television, which was monitored by our correspondent.
The governor said Amotekun will help fight ISWAP and other terrorists in the region.
He said, “What we know is that insurgency is already here, ISWAP is already in Nigeria. All of us know..
“They want to have hold of a particular territory until they are strong. That will be where they launch frim..
“Some of us believe that those who involve in kidnapping are not necessarily herders and those who are Fulani herdsmen.
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“A number of people we have caught in recent time don’t even speak any Nigeria languages so we have fear that they are gradually migrating down.
“What we know is that we are determined to protect our territory that is why we have come up with Amotekun.
“Amotekun will be right inside the forest so nobody will have opportunity of moving.”
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