Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi said Amotekun is not a way of creating regional police fore in the southwestern zone of Nigeria.
Governor Fayemi said Amotekun is created to support the activities of the security agencies in the states.
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He added that the primary responsibility of every elected leader is to cater to the security and welfare of the citizens.
“Amotekun is a complement that will give our people confidence that they are being looked after by those they elected into office.
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“So, we do not want this to create fear in the mind of anybody as we are not creating a regional police force and are fully aware of the steps we must take to have state police.
”We do not want anybody to misconstrue the concept of Amotekun.”