Amotekun: Personnel recruitment should not be for educated only – Hunters

Hunters affiliation within the South West and Agbekoya Revolutionary Group have suggested governors in six states of the zone not to prioritise paper qualification within the ongoing recruitment strategy of Amotekun personnel. This got here as the 2 teams vowed that every one hangers-on aka Almajirai who’ve run down south would be despatched again to their states as quickly as Amotekun begins operation.

Amotekun: Personnel recruitment should not be for educated only ―Hunters

The two associations led by their leaders, Oba Ajijola Anabi, National Chairman of Soludero Hunters Association, and Alhaji Ahmed Olasunkanmi Raji, National Coordinator, Agbekoya spoke at separate fora in Ibadan yesterday. Ajijola, who did not mince phrases, mentioned when Amotekun begins operation, all hoodlums, violent Fulani herders, kidnappers, armed robbers, harmful gangs like One Million Boys would be flushed out of the zone.


“Amotekun will be stationed at borders and can fish out all Almajirais and ship them again to their states. We know all of the routes the violent herders, kidnappers ply. “We are hunters; we’re aware of all forests within the zone. Forest is a traditional terrain for us. We will catch them and hand them over to the police.”

He hinted that the top of the governing council for Amotekun chosen by Governor Seyi Makinde was a welcome improvement saying hunters have a lot confidence within the management of the safety outfit. No certificates for Amotekun personnel Alhaji Raji suggested Governors within the six states of the southwest not to make use of any paper qualification for recruitment into the outfit.

According to him, he pleaded with the governors within the zone to disregard paper qualification as standards for becoming a member of the safety outfit. On use of weapons On weapons to make use of, since there seems to be no concrete step by the Federal Government, Agbekoya mentioned, “our forefathers didn’t rely upon weapons. We have our native association that’s a lot stronger than weapons. We have what can kill greater than weapons. We don’t want refined weapons earlier than we function. “Recruitment into Amotekun safety outfit should not be only for the educated. It shouldn’t be based mostly on paper {qualifications}. If that is adhered to, there’s an assurance that it might succeed.” “Almajirai are all around the South West zone particularly Oyo State.

They are in Ona  Ara, Lagelu, Oluyole. Some of them have include arms. We must be vigilant within the South”, he warned. “We name the eye of S/W governors to the truth that some folks with arms from a zone on this nation are spreading all around the Southern elements. We must be at alert in order that we’re not caught unawares”, he warned.

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