104,403 Northerners, 23,088 Southerners Apply as Police Recruitment Begins in Nigeria

104,403 Northerners, 23,088 Southerners Apply as Police Recruitment Begins in Nigeria

  • The police have shared an important update regarding prospective candidates who applied to join the force
  • According to the Force PRO, CP Frank Mba, the applicants from the northern region of the country were more compared to those from the southern region
  • The police boss, Usman Baba mandated his men to ensure that only indigenes of the state are screened as the applicants are to resume at specified police commands from February 1-20

A piece of news that would cheer the hearts of Nigerians, the Nigeria Police Force has announced the commencement of applications for the ongoing 2021 recruitment exercise.

No fewer than 127,491 candidates who applied to join the police will from Tuesday, February 1, storm the various state police command headquarters nationwide for physical screening.

The Punch reports that the applicants consist of 104,403 from the North and 23,088 from the Southern part of the country.

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104,403 Northerners, 23,088 Southerners Apply as Police Recruitment Begins in Nigeria
The Force PPRO, CP Frank Mba disclosed that No fewer than 127,491 constable applicants applied for the recruitment. Photo credit: Nigeria Police Force
Source: Facebook

A breakdown of the states with more applicants

It was gathered that;

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  1. Abia state has 596 constable applicants
  2. Akwa Ibom 3,536
  3. Anambra 314
  4. Bayelsa 759
  5. Cross River 2,704
  6. Delta 976
  7. Ebonyi 463
  8. Edo 1,206
  9. Ekiti 1,417
  10. Enugu 707
  11. Imo 852
  12. Lagos 562
  13. Ogun 1,154
  14. Ondo 2,472
  15. Osun 2,006
  16. Oyo 1,767 and
  17. Rivers 1,597

Others are;

  1. Plateau 4,100
  2. Kebbi 3,596
  3. Katsina 7,605
  4. Kano 7,557
  5. Kaduna 7,436
  6. Jigawa 4,951
  7. Benue 6,578
  8. Adamawa 8,206
  9. Bauchi 7,140
  10. Borno 8,693
  11. Federal Capital Territory 4,418
  12. Kogi 4,412
  13. Kwara 2,410
  14. Nasarawa 4,700
  15. Niger 4,672
  16. Sokoto 2,450
  17. Taraba 4,075
  18. Yobe 4,992
  19. Gombe, 4,416 and
  20. Zamfara 1,990

Resumption date

A wireless message directed the applicants to resume at specified police commands with effect from February 1-20.

List of items applicants are to come along with

The Force in its official Facebook page directed applicants to appear with their National Identity Number, original and duplicate copies of credentials, certificates of origin, birth certificates or declaration of age, printouts of application and duly completed guarantor’s forms.

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It cautioned against corrupt practices and admonished the officers to adhere strictly to the guidelines stipulated in the Police Act and Regulations.

The order from the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, reads:

“You are to ensure that nominated Special Investigation Bureaus are present at the various states and FCT command headquarters designated as centres for the exercise, before, during and after the physical screening."

The police boss also directed his men to ensure that only indigenes of the state are screened, noting that the screening would be conducted on a local government basis.

Nigeria Customs Service gives update on recruitment into 3,200 positions

In another development, Legit.ng reported that NCS disclosed that the results of the Computer Based Test (CBT) for employment into 3,200 positions within the service would be released.

The spokesperson for the NCS, Joseph Attah, made the disclosure to The Tribune when the publication contacted him on phone concerning the CBT results for the recruitment exercise.

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Recall that customs had on April 17, 2019, announced recruitment opportunities for 3,200 positions within the service.

Job Alert: US Mission in Nigeria opens portal for recruitment

In other news, the United States (US) missions in Nigeria on Friday, July 16, said it is now ready to employ applicants in the project management department.

On its Facebook page, the embassy said that interested persons are to send in their applications before Thursday, August 5.

Moreover, it informed applicants to visit its site: https://bit.ly/usinnigeriajobs for details on how to apply for the position.

Source: Legit.ng

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