- NDLEA has said that names of successful candidates have been released
- Jonah Achema, the spokesman of the NDLEA, said the names were posted on the agency's website
- Achema noted that President Buhari had in July 2019, approved the recruitment of more personnel for the agency
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has released the list of successful applicants in its ongoing recruitment exercise.
PM News reports that the NDLEA spokesman, Deputy Commander of Narcotics (DCN), Jonah Achema, made this known in a statement made available to the press on Friday, January 8.
Legit.ng gathered that Achema advised the successful candidates to visit the agency’s website www.ndlea.gov.org for the list, saying that those shortlisted had also been contacted via e-mail and SMS.
He stated that the candidates had applied for different vacancies, adding that some of the candidates were invited for a job competency test.
“The affected candidates, numbering 5,000, are to appear at the Agency’s Academy, Citadel Counter-Narcotics Nigeria, (CCNN), Katton-Rikkos, Jos, Plateau state for the screening and documentation exercise between January 10 and 23, 2021 at 0900 hours daily."
He noted that the candidates are divided into four different groups for the screening in adherence to the COVID-19 pandemic protocol, stressing that successful candidates were expected to be issued letters of appointment and documented immediately upon successful screening.
The NDLEA further said:
“The order and schedule for the exercise according to the group into which the candidates fall are also indicated. They are expected to arrive a day ahead of their screening period.
“Candidates are, therefore, to report for the screening exercise with their guarantors’ forms, originals and duplicates of academic credentials, birth certificate or age declaration and indigene certificates.
“They are also expected to come along with certificate of medical fitness from a government hospital as well as a pair of shorts, T-shirts, canvass and stockings."
Achema added that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the recruitment of 5,000 personnel for the agency to boost its manpower in July 2019.
He noted that the process began in August 2019, while the aptitude test was conducted in December 2019 and January 2020.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the NDLEA at Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport special area command, Abuja, caught a man who is in the country in preparation for his wedding.
It was reported that the soon-to-be husband, identified as Elechi Adendu Kingsley, was caught with banned substances by personnel of the agency.
Speaking of his predicament, he said he was promised the sum N3 million if he successfully delivers the package to somebody in Nigeria.
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