Ondo State Governor and Chairman, Western Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, has disclosed that recruitment into Amotekun Corps may begin this week.
Akeredolu, who spoke on Saturday through his Special Adviser on Security Matters, Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo, added that the security outfit initiated by South West governors to tackle insecurity in the region, would take off in the next three weeks.
He said: “All arrangements have been finalised. The training of the personnel will last for 21 days but there will be more training and retraining for them.
“The security agencies will train those recruited. The recruitment and training will go together.
“We are being very careful to avoid flaws. The recruitment may start next week (this week) and immediately after the recruitment training will start.
“But our target time is before the end of March you will see them patrolling roads in the South-West.”
Dojumo further stated that said there would be no specially designed uniform for the security outfit’s personnel.