From Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
About 4,625 university and polytechnic graduates applied for recruitment into Amotekun Corps in Osun state.
The Director General of Amotekun Corps in Osun, Comrade Amitolu Shittu revealed that the graduates represents 35 percent of applicants for the scheme.
It will be recalled that the application for job in Amotekun Corps in the state ended on Tuesday, June 27 with about 13,000 applying for placements.
However, according to the data received 20 percent of the applicants are university graduates from various disciplines, while 15 percent have Higher National Diploma.
The data also revealed that the majority of the 13,216 applicants were married men.
The data shows that the applicants indicates that 1,891 single females also applied for recruitment.
According to other details obtained by our correspondent, male applicants are 9,214 out of which 8, 615 are married, while 4,002 females out of which 2,011 are married also applied for placements.
Further breakdown of the educational qualifications of the applicants show that “10 percent possess Ordinary National Diploma, while five percent have National Certificate of Education.
Senior School Certificate Examination holders make up 40 percent of the applicants, with six percent of them having Primary School Leaving Certificate.
Those in the category of non-education constitute four per cent of the total number of the applicants.
The Director General of the Corps assured that the applicants will be properly screened and subjected to various tests before engaging them.