The screening exercise for the recruitment into Oyo State Security Network codenamed ‘Amotekun Corps’ in Ogbomoso axis commenced on Wednesday morning.
Hundreds of applicants gathered at the Soun Township Stadium in Ogbomoso.
The recruitment exercise is part of the efforts of the Governor Seyi Makinde’s led administration towards strengthening the security system in the state especially in the red zone areas.
According to BCOS Reporter Olamiposi Ishola who monitored the screen exercise reported that pertinent information were asked from participants and other security tips.
Some participants includes Members of Odua People’s Congress OPC, Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Agbekoya and others.
BCOS findings also revealed there are appreciable numbers of youths who show interest to be recruited for Amotekun Corps.
The screening exercise is mainly for four local government areas in Ogbomoso, Ogbomoso North; South Oriire; Ogo -Oluwa and Surulere which started on Wednesday and will end on Friday this week.
Recall that Ogbomoso town and its environs in recent times faced security challenges which the recruitment of new corps is curb or reduce nefarious activities of kidnappers in the zone.