Laws guiding ‘Amotekun Corps’ to be translated into Yoruba language.
Ekiti State Government has said efforts are in the pipeline to translate the state’s laws, among which include the law establishing Ekiti State Security Network Agency Bill otherwise called ‘Amotekun Corps’ into Yoruba language.
The Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr. Olawale Fapohunda, disclosed this recently in Ado-Ekiti while addressing reporters.
He said the development was targeted at motivating the people who do not understand English language to be conscious of the operational legal framework in a local language.
He said translating the laws of the state into indigineous language will liberate the citizens from complete ignorance by ensuring individuals have understanding and encourage participatory democracy.
On how the Laws will be translated, the Attorney -General said the state will engage specialist in Yoruba language in all the state-owned tertiary to fashioned out the state’s laws in indigenous language.
Meanwhile, Ondo State legislature has began a robust debate on the Bill for a Law to establish the Ondo State Security Network Agency and ‘Amotekun’ Corps. This follows a letter from the Executive on the need to establish the security agency in order to assist in maintaining law and order.