About 13, 000 persons have applied for recruitment into the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Operation Amotekun Corps, in Osun State.
Director-General, Amotekun Corps in the state, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, disclosed this on Wednesday.
Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, had last Monday given the approval for recruitment into the Amotekun Corps to commence.
The time limit for application which lapsed last Friday was later extended till Tuesday.
Prospective corps were told to apply online through: https://amotekunosun.org.ng/join-amotekun.
Shittu, however, disclosed on Wednesday that the corps in the state had already received applications from 13,000 persons.
The Osun Amotekun Corps boss stated that successful applicants would soon be shortlisted subjected to other tests.