Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has given a grace of seven days to those in possession of illegal arms and ammunition to submit them.
The ultimatum, according to the Governor commences from today, Friday October 30, 2020.
The Governor’s directive was contained in a statement issued by the information and Orientation commissioner Donald Ojogo in Akure.
Akeredolu specifically directed that all such arms and ammunition should be returned to the Commandant of the South West Security Network, otherwise known as Amotekun at the Pa Fasoranti’s Gardens, Alagbaka, Akure.
The statement added, “All those in the category of illegal arms and ammunition bearers are to take advantage of this window of grace to turn in these deadly weapons as security agencies shall take necessary steps against defiance after the seven days period.
“Those who find it difficult to physically present such arms and ammunition for obvious reasons are advised and indeed, encouraged to call 08079999989 for further advice and instructions on appropriate steps to be taken.”