After Remi Oyeyemi had told Nigeria and her spokesperson, Malami to go to hell following his discrediting Amoteku, the Yoruba security outfit; Gani Adams of OPC stated that: One thing is clear, Nigerians have the right to protect themselves not only that: Southwest people have a right to protect and defend themselves against attacks.
In an open letter he wrote the presidency Adams noted: “Amotekun is an initiative by the south-west governors to defend our people.’’Where you are getting it wrong is this; the Amotekun initiative has nothing to do with the territorial integrity of Nigeria. If there is an integrity of the country, the military will come in immediately
“Why do people employ guards in their houses? For security? “Why do community development associations (CDAs) employ guards to secure streets and areas? Is it not to ensure the protection of lives and property?
“Is that initiative in the exclusive list of the logic? Constitution? No! “I repeat that the right to preserve and protect your life can never be in the exclusive list of any government. “I am aware of similar security outfits in other sections of the country. Why you are against the protection of the lives and properties of Yoruba people defies logic.
“I am Iba Gani Abiodun
“15th Aare Ona kakanfo of Yoruba land.”