As part of its efforts to tackle rising cases of kidnapping and other crimes, the Ondo state government has approved massive recruitment into the state Security Network codenamed “Amotekun Corps”.
The recruitment is the second batch since the establishment of the security outfit in 2020.
The recruitment is geared towards beefing up the operation of the security outfit in fulfilment of its mandate as contained in the Ondo State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps Law 2020.
The exercise is sequel to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s approval .
The approval for the recruitment of more men into the outfit was contained in a memo signed by Secretary of the Security outfit, Mr Lanre Amuda, on behalf of the State Amotekun Commander, Mr Adetunji Adeleye.
A memo released showed that the categories of officers to be recruited included regular officers, intelligence Corps and volunteers.
The memo urged interested applicants to apply and obtain from the agency.
The memo stated that “Interested and suitable applicants must be from 20 to 70 years while they must possess at least, the first school leaving certificate.
“The applicants must also be medically and psychologically balanced with good character and good working knowledge of the immediate locality.”