It is a laudable initiative. Yoruba race could not have asked for less. Operation Amotekun is more or less Yoruba’s version of State policing, an initiative that has being in public discussion for years.
One of the many advantages of this initiative is the fact that more people will be gainfully employed and there will be drastic reduction in crime rate in Yoruba land. Therefore, if you are interested in joining the Amotekun security force, see eligibility criteria you must meet below.
Candidates must have First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)
Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)
WAEC, NECO, GCE
NABTEB / A’level
National Diploma (ND)
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Bachelor Degree or it’s equivalent
Birth certificate from church, LGA or hospital
Certificate of identification
Letter of recommendation
Guarantors form to be filled and submitted
Other supporting documents
It is important to note that your rank will solely depend on your qualifications. The employment / recruitment procedures involves selection of candidates with best qualifications / certificates. After the job application, best candidates will be shortlisted for screening and training.
Amotekun is a Yoruba word meaning Leopard. The security operatives will also be allowed to carry gun as it is legalized by the federal and state government. Although the Inspector General the Nigerian police force said they risked being prosecuted if they are found with AK 47
This is a good government job you can apply if you are interested in joining the force.
How To Apply
If you are from any of the southwest state, application will be very easy for you.
Currently, the on-line portal for application have not been enabled. We recommend, you visit any Operation Amotekun Zonal office to obtain the registration form.
Any one from the southwest states (male/female) is eligible to apply.
All officers will be dressed like force men. With a badged uniform with their names crested on the chest.
Their have not been decided yet because there will be various cadres but, be rest assured that TellAfrica.com will show you how much government will be paying Amotekun officers when it’s announced.
Furthermore, the management of Amotekun said that they are ready to employ over 2000 militiamen including male and female. There will also be different cadres.
It is important to note that only qualified candidates will be shortlisted for training.