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Police Kicks Off Recruitment of 10,000 Officers

 

The Police Service Commission, PSC, on Wednesday, March 23, announced the commencement of the recruitment of 10,000 policemen as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari at the National Security Summit in 2015 in Abuja.

A statement by the spokesman of the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said it had on Tuesday in Abuja unveiled the internet website portal for the exercise.

Ani said the chairman of the commission, Mike Okiro, who unveiled the portal announced that it would be open to the public from April 1, indicating the commencement of the recruitment exercise.

The PSC added that interested Nigerians should access the portal through the Commission’s websitewww.psc.gov.ng or that of the Nigeria Police Force, www.npf.gov.ng

It said there would be no charges for the processing of the forms which will be done on-line.

The commission also said it would be recruiting candidates into the three entry points of the Nigeria Police Force which are Constable, Cadet Inspector and Cadet ASP.

There will also be recruitment into the Specialist cadre, the PSC statement said.

“For Police Constables, applicants are expected to posses five credit level passes including Mathematics and English Language at Senior School Certificate Examination in not more than two sittings,” Ani said.

He added that for Cadet Inspectors, in addition to having the requirements of Police Constables, candidates would be expected to have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND), Advanced Level (A level), National Certificate of Education (NCE) or their equivalents.

“Candidates for Cadet ASP must possess a university degree or a Higher National Diploma (HND),” the statement said.

 

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