On-going 2021 Recruitment: PSC To Partner Nigeria Police On National Interest

…..to deploy staff to States

The Police Service Commission has said it will participate in the on-going 2021 screening of applicants for employment into the Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force.

According to a press release on Wednesday, 2nd February 2022 signed by the PSC Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, he said that the Commission after a tripartite meeting with the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force and the Commission’s staff Union leadership, chaired by Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Commission, Chief William Alo, decided to deploy it’s Staff to the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory for the exercise.

The Commission’s offices shut down in the wake of the three- day sit at home order by its two Unions were opened on Tuesday February 1st at the expiration of the order.

The Commission had the same day received in audience a delegation of the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force led by DIG Mohammed Danmallam,  DIG Tanning while PSC team was led by the Permanent Secretary, Secretary to the Commission, Chief William Alo, where the two parties resolved some and other contending  issues that led to staff unrest in the Commission.

The Parties resolved to work together and avoid such unnecessary and avoidable occurrences in the future.

The Commission staffs are expected to proceed to States of deployment and are expected to partner with the other stakeholders to ensure that the exercise is transparent, fair and credible.

The Commission says it will continue to ensure and insist that Police recruitment at any level must be merit driven with observance of the guidelines of the Federal Character Commission.

A total of 10,000 applicants are expected to be recruited from the exercise.

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