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Police recruitment: 136,177 candidates screened – PSC

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said that 136,177 applicants for recruitment as constables in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have been screened since the…

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said that 136,177 applicants for recruitment as constables in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have been screened since the exercise started on January 8, 2023.

The spokesman of the commission, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, in a statement on Tuesday, said that the details of a total of 108,768 of those screened had been uploaded, noting that those yet to be uploaded was due to network challenges.

City & Crime reports that the PSC, through the Police Recruitment Board, is currently screening 416,270 youths who applied to be considered for a career in the police.

Mr Ani said, “The candidates are being subjected to physical and credentials screening; a prelude to an aptitude test and other processes, including medical examination.

“The commission has with the ongoing recruitment exercise upgraded and automated the processes to ensure its credibility and create a measurable standard for final selection of successful candidates.

“Results and outcome of the screening exercise are uploaded real time to the commission’s portal and monitored by the situation room set up and led by commission’s Chairman, Mr Solomon Arase, retired Inspector-General of Police (IGP).”

 

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