Issues around the controversial security outfit, Operation Amotekun, on Thursday attracted an option of a legal “framework”, which involves the Federal Government and governors of the South-West states.
The meaning of this option is that, the states will put in place all the necessary legal backing for the outfit to continue.
The resolution was reached at a meeting between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
In attendance at the meeting were, the Mr Abubakar Malami, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,.
Malami’s response after the meeting was, “We are on the same page” and smiled, after he refused to grant an interview to State House correspondents.
As for the Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, he concluded that, deliberations behind closed doors were “fruitful.”
Speaking further about the legal frame work, he stated that, the resolutions after the meeting was that they have agreed that the legal framework should be worked out for the outfit.
On the plan of the governors after the meeting, Akeredolu revealed that the governors would return home and work out the framework accordingly.