Recruitment: Police Make Important Announcement For Candidates, Give Reasons

Recruitment: Police Make Important Announcement For Candidates, Give Reasons

  • Candidates shortlisted for the ongoing Nigeria Police Force recruitment exercise would be sitting for a computer-based test
  • The exercise the police said would take place on Friday and Saturday, October 29 and 30 at the WAEC Testing and Training Centre in Ogba
  • All the candidates for the test have been asked to arrive the testing centre at least one hour before the scheduled time

With the ongoing plan by the Federal Government to increase the capacity of personnel in the Nigeria Police Force, the ongoing recruitment in the force has move to a new phase.

Punch reports that the Police has announced a computer-based test for candidates who have been shortlisted for the 2020 recruitment exercise for the force.

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All candidates have been asked to arrive at the venue of the test early. Photo: Nigeria Police Force
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A statement by the spokesperson of the Lagos Police command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said that the exercise will hold on Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30.

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Ajisebutu said the venue for the Lagos edition of the test is the WAEC Testing and Training Centre in Ogba.

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He said:

“This is to inform candidates who participated in the 2020 recruitment exercise and have been shortlisted for the next stage that, computer-based aptitude test for successful candidates will take place nationwide on Friday 29th October 2021 and Saturday 30th October 2021."

He added that all successful candidate are requested to report at the training centre in Ogba at least an hour before the commencement of the computer-based test.

He said the exercise will commence at 8.30 am as candidates are expected to come along with the computer printout of their exam slips and writing materials.

The statement said:

“All candidates are to further note that the exercise is free. Therefore, they are not expected to pay money to anybody under whatever guise."

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The Police also warned candidates against examination malpractices, as any infraction will attract severe penalties.

Meanwhile, previously reported that the candidates who had earlier been shortlisted for the Police recruitment were facing a challenge of accessing the force's portal.

The candidates were unable to access the recruitment exercise ahead of the screening process expected to commence on Monday, October 18.

Some of the candidates who tried to print the slip needed to admit them into the examination exercise could not do so.

In other news, the Police in Ogun state has arrested a 38-year-old man for sending a message to a married woman on WhatsApp.

Sikiru Oluwaseu got into trouble after he allegedly sent "Good morning babe" message to a married woman on WhatsApp.

According to the charges against him by the Police, he committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 249 (d) of the criminal code, revised laws of Ogun state of Nigeria


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