As the ultimatum issued by the Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu draws closer, the governor has ordered massive recruitment into the state chapter of the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun.
The cable in an interview with Adetunji Adeleye, commander of the corps in the state, confirmed on Friday
“The governor has ordered massive recruitment to the corps. The recruitment is free. You can download the form on our website,” Adeleye said.
Also confirming the massive recruitment excercise is Donald Ojogo, commissioner for information, also confirmed reports of the recruitment in a text message.
“We have not repudiated the story,” he said.
On Monday, Akeredolu had ordered herders to vacate the forest reserves over rising insecurity in the state
He said “bad elements” have turned the forest reserves into hideouts for keeping victims of kidnapping, negotiating for ransom and carrying out other criminal activities.