Police recruitment: We are yet to begin screening of applicants

Police recruitment: We are yet to begin screening of applicants

- The police has said that it is yet to begin screening for the 2019 recruitment exercise

- PSC said the commission received 315,032 applications at the close of the portal on January 11 for an advertised 10,000 vacancy

- According to the PSC, the commission was surprised to note that some applicants besieged the state commands of the Nigeria police for screening

The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it has yet to commence the screening of applicants who applied for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force.

The commission received 315,032 applications at the close of the portal on January 11 for an advertised 10,000 vacancy.

President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the recruitment of police constables to beef-up the strength of the force.

A statement by the commission’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, on Monday, March 18, in Abuja, disclosed that the commission has not invited applicants for screening.

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He added that the commission was surprised to note that some applicants besieged the state commands of the Nigeria police for screening.

“The commission will soon notify shortlisted applicants of a date for the commencement of the exercise. Applicants are hereby advised to ignore any statement on this as it did not originate from the commission,“ he said.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the PSC said it has received 158,773 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

The commission had received 104,289 applications as at Tuesday, December 11, 12 days after the recruitment portal was opened.

President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the recruitment of 10,000 police constables to beef-up the strength of the force.

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