Police Recruitment: Screening Of Candidates Takes Off Successfully In Many States
….. PSC Chairman Says There Is Still Room For Improvement,
….. Commends Police Recruitment Board; dedicated telephone lines released
The screening of over 400,000 Nigerian youths who successfully applied for recruitment into the Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force took off successfully today Monday, January 8th 2024 across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
A statement on Monday, 8th January 2024 signed by the PSC Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said that although there were the usual early teething problems, reports from the Commission’s team lead in the states confirmed that the exercise was up and already running.
The Commission is handling the credentials screening while the Officers of the Nigeria Police Force are handling the physical.
Officers from the Ministry of Police Affairs, Federal Character Commission, Police Trust Fund and Police Colleges are also on the ground at the venues.
The National Co-ordinator and Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, retired Inspector General of Police who presided over the setting up of the Recruitment Situation Room at the Corporate Headquarters of the Commission in Abuja said there was still room for improvement, insisting that the field workers should not lower their guard but strive to improve daily.
Dr. Arase said the screening exercise is the first formal contact between the candidates and the officers of the Commission and the Police.
He commended the synergy amongst the Institutions that make up the Police Recruitment Board and promised that the Commission will ensure that the entire exercise will be a success.
Meanwhile, the Commission has provided dedicated telephone lines and other social media platforms for Nigerians to complain or seek necessary information on the ongoing recruitment exercise.
The numbers are 08094767777(Compliance Monitoring Unit),
08140725559 (South West), 08136441079 (South-South),
08133541818(North East) 08138104008 (North Central) 08146642379(North West) 08100867218(South East and 07036403339(WhatsApp)
The screening exercise continues tomorrow, Tuesday, January 9th, 2024.