- The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) commences the next stage of its recruitment process by announcing the shortlisting of 162,399 candidates for an aptitude test
- Joseph Attah, the spokesperson for the service, says the shortlisted candidates were drawn out of the 828,333 applicants that applied for employment into the service in 2019
- Attah discloses that the shortlisted applicants have been notified by e-mail in adherence to customs guidelines
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Monday, January 13, disclosed that it has shortlisted 162,399 candidates for an aptitude test.
Joseph Attah, the spokesperson for the customs service, in a statement, said the shortlisted candidates were drawn out of the 828,333 applicants who applied for employment into the service in 2019, The Nation reports.
He said there were attempts by internet fraudsters to hack and discredit the recruitment process into the customs service.
The spokesperson explained the shortlisted applicants have been notified by e-mail in adherence to the customs guidelines.
“The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has expressed dismay over the criminal activities of these elements and gave assurances of his determination to preside over a recruitment process that will be credible, transparent and smooth from the beginning to the end,” Attah said.
“Accordingly, after a painstaking short-listing process, a total of 162,399 have been short-listed out of 828,333 candidates that applied."
Attah stated that the recruitment process into the customs service required no monetary payment, warning that any request for payment from any quarter should be regarded as fraudulent and ignored.
He asked all short-listed candidates coming to the centres to come along with the notification slips and identity card.
The spokesperson advised the short-listed candidates to also be well behaved and comply with all instructions during the aptitude tests.
He said failure to comply with the instructions could lead to instant disqualification.
Meanwhile, in what seems like a record-breaking, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Thursday, January 9, said it generated N1.341 trillion as revenue for the year 2019.
Daily Trust reports that the NCS said the total revenue for the year 2019 exceeded the target of N937 billion by N404bn revenue.
Legit.ng gathered that the spokesperson for the service, Joseph Attah, said the 2019 revenue generation milestone also exceeded the N1.202tr generated in 2018 by N139.2bn
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