The pioneer Director General of Osun Amotekun Corps and the Field Commander, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, On Friday, resigned from his position, NewsBreakNG can report.
This was contained in a post sighted on his official Facebook page a few minutes ago.
He wrote: “Still relevant taken from the immortal word of the late sage Obafemi Awolowo when he resigned from the General Yakubu Gowon Administration he said ‘if we are related we shall meet again‘.
“I thank the people of Osun, I thank my friends, my wife, my family. I thank the entire Corps members importantly I will forever be grateful to Governor Gboyega Oyetola for the confidence reposed in me to contribute my own quota to the development of Osun State.
“I am stepping aside from Amotekun for good, thank you all.”
However, the Corps Spokesperson, Yusuf Idowu, confirmed that Comrade Shittu Amitolu has tendered his resignation letter at the office of the Secretary to the Osun State Government.
The letter reads; “I, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, hereby tender my resignation as the Field Commander, Osun State Security Network Agency & Amotekun Corps today, Friday, 20th January 2023.
“As a man of conscience and the eternal grace of Almighty Allah, I give thanks to God for giving me the strength to carry the responsibility of the agency from day one of my appointment as pioneer Director General and the first head of Amotekun in Osun State.
“I will forever be grateful to Governor Gboyega Oyetola, the immediate past Executive Governor of Osun State, for the confidence reposed in me and the unrestricted opportunity to contribute my quota to the security development of Osun state.”