POLICE RECRUITMENT: Commission Receives 315,03 Forms With North Topping Applications

Report reaching us from the ongoing police recruitment has it that so far, Police Service Commission (PSC) has received 315,032 for slots of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force at the close of the portal on Jan. 11.

According to TodayNg, the commission had received 294,851 applications as at Jan.10 five weeks after the recruitment portal was opened on Nov. 30, 2018.

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

In a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja, Head of Press and Public Relations of the commission, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, said the applications came more than five weeks after the recruitment portal was opened.

Balancing the recruitment chart, Niger State maintained first position on the number of applications received with 18,549, followed by Kaduna with 17,936, Kano, 17,483 and Katsina, 17,354.

Lagos State dropped to the last position with 1,895 applications while Bayelsa had 2,035 applications, Anambra has 2,204, Ebonyi 2,496 while Abia records 2,976 applications.

Ani said at the close of the portal, 271,068 males applied while 43,785 female applications were also received.

However, added that the commission would commence short listing of qualified applicants based on its requirements stated online.

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