Amotekun: Ekiti Commences Training For 325 Corps

BEVERLY HILLS, September 24, (THEWILL) – The Ekiti State Security Network Board has fixed September 27, 2020 to commence training for the 325 successful candidates shortlisted in the recruitment exercise of the State Security outfit, Amotekun.

A statement by the Commander, Amotekun, Ekiti State, Brig-Gen. Joe Komolafe said the 325 successful candidates are to report for training at the Ekiti State University, Ifaki-Ekiti campus on September 27. The training will last till October 19, 2020, he added.

Komolafe disclosed that registration of the successful candidates commences on the same day and will last for four days. He urged all to report to camp within the stipulated period, warning that there would be no further registration after midnight of Wednesday, 30 September, 2020.

He added that only the successful candidates whose names appear on the Amotekun website are to report for “training with two white T-shirts, two white PT shorts, two pairs of white canvas shoes, hand sanitizers, masks, toiletries and other items.”

Komolafe asked the applicants to visit the Amotekun website for further details, said the screening panel adhered strictly to the requirement needed in the course of the exercise. He explained that some of the applicants were screened out for non-provision of attestation letters from traditional rulers, physical features, tattoo marks and alteration as well as falsification of documents.

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Komolafe said the recruits will be posted to strategic places across the state to work in collaboration with conventional security agencies in keeping criminal activities at bay.

He lauded Governor Kayode Fayemi for his commitment towards the provision of all necessary logistical and moral support to ensure the effective take-off of the security network.