The need for adequate security in every fold or society cannot be over emphasised. Security of lives and properties of the citizens in any state of the federation is the responsibility of the state governor as enshrined under section 14 (2)(b) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Read More

The bill for a law that established the Kogi State Vigilante Service was signed into law on 25th November 2014. The Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello noticed that the various vigilante groups operated differently without sense of focus. He decided to merge all of them under one umbrella without political party, tribal or religious affiliations. Consequently, a team led by the comptroller of vigilantes went round the 21 Local Government Areas of the state and recruited 1500 vigilantes. Read More 


The vision of Kogi State vigilante service (KSVS) is: “To complement the existing security apparatus in the state by providing effective security using the teeming youths at the grass-root level”.

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Testimonies from anonymous

Wow! I was at one of the POPs in Lokoja, I didn’t even know there was a website, I just stumbled over it now. The site is so organized, uniform beautiful…and I heard you have men across the state... Well done Kogi State, I’m impressed
The need for community policing and indigenization of security personnel is long overdue, thank you GYB for this initiative, you be man! .
I live in one of the estates in Lokoja, I raised alarm when suspected thieves paraded my house and viola! You guys came and saved the day and I didn’t even have to pay. Thank you Kogi Vigilantes your response was unbelievable!!! I had to come drop this comment. I have been spreading your number ever since, thieves go hear am
I got a lot of info from your page, you are doing well. I think you guys should commercialize this and raise revenue for the government. Provide security for banks, schools and every office in kogi state. Take over the state
Here in Idah, the bad guys have gone into hiding because of Bello vigilantes oh .
I always see your vehicle patrolling in Okene. The boys are clean and know there job.