The southwest Governors just launched new security outfit called “Operation Amotekun”. If you are interested in joining the new security force, then read this article for complete application guidelines.
Operation Amotekun recruitment 2020 is currently ongoing. You have to note that operation amotekun is full-time employment. Also, gallant males and females from any southwest states are eligible to apply. If you are up to 18 then you are eligible for Amotekun jobs.
States Where Operation Amotekun Security Outfit Will Be Operating
This is only applicable to all southwest states in Nigeria. However, males and females are eligible to apply and join. The force is similar to the police as the also have the right to arrest and take culprit to police station. Operation Amotekun employment will be carried out a across all southwest states.
Here are the states where you will be seeing the Operation Amotekun Security Outfit
- Ogun State
- Osun State
- Oyo State
- Ekiti State
- Ondo State
- And Lagos State
Kindly be informed that “Ogun State” have currently suspended the sale of recruitment forms. We will notify you once they start selling forms again.
Requirements & Eligibility To Join Operation Amotekun Security Outfit
If you are interested in joining the security force, see eligibility criteria you must meet below. However, only qualified candidates will be shortlisted for training.
- Candidates must have First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)
- O’level / A’level qualifications
- 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.
Note: 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.
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.
However, we recommend you visit this page often to see when online application starts.
Important Notice: Any one from the southwest states (male / female) is eligible to apply. Also, Shortlisted candidates will be invited for screening, Interview and finally training. Make sure you apply with active phone number and other contact information.
Amotekun Uniforms / Outfits
All officers will be dressed like force men. The picture you see below will give you more details about operation amotekun uniform for men and women officers.
Amotekun Salary / Pay / Allowance
This section will show you how much government will be paying Amotekun officers.
The pay scale / salary structure will be published here soon. Kindly check back later
In conclusion, the management of Amotekun said that they are ready to employ over 2000 militiamen including male and female. There will be also different cadres.
Remember to visit this page often for latest news and updates on Operation Amotekun jobs and recruitment. Next stage for shortlisted candidates will be posted here.
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