BSc Degree, HIV Test Among Requirements To Join Amotekun Corps – Ogun Government

February 12, 2021
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Ogun State Government has released the requirements that interested applicants are to meet when joining Ogun Amotekun corps.

In Ogun state’s job portal, the government said that a BSc degree or its equivalent is required for those applying for the ranks of AMT Asst. Commander of Corps, AMT Asst. Supt. of Corps and AMT Supt of Corps.

It also stated that those applying as AMT Field Corps (Operatives) must be Primary Leaving Certificate holders or local vigilantes, hunters and others with the ability to read and write.

The government also made it known that NCE, ND or similar qualifications are required to be AMT Inspector of Corps.

Aside from academic qualifications, applicants for the rank of AMT Asst. Supt. of Corps should preferably be ex-servicemen with the minimum rank of full Lieutenant in the Army and/or its equivalent in other security agencies.

AMT Supt of Corps are required to be ex-servicemen with minimum rank of Captain in the Army and/or its equivalent in other Security Agencies.

Likewise, AMT Asst. Commander of Corps must be an Ex-Servicemen with the minimum rank of Chief Superintendent of Police and its equivalent in the Military and other Security services.

It said that the applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 50 (Except for hunters), adding thst they must pass an Oral Board Interview and must have valid birth certificates or declaration of age.

An Ogun Amotekun corps officer must be physically fit and must not have any form of physical deformity. As a result, there will be medical examination – HIV test, TB test, Blood test, X-ray and other necessary tests.

Also required are letters of recommendation from two guarantors, one traditional ruler or a notable person from the applicant’s community as well as an attestation by the applicant’s Local Government (Acting) Chairman or Secretary.

The government also stated that the aplication will close on Friday, February 19.

KanyiDaily recalls that Osun State Amotekun had warned that it would not tolerate indecent dressing and bas­tardising of Yoruba lan­guage by the youth.

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