PSC Chairman Visits Police Academy, Directs That Candidates Must Be Given A Level Playing Field While Their Concerns Are Addressed
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission and co-chairman of the Governing Council of the Police Academy, Wudil, Kano, Dr Solomon Arase visited the Academy today, Tuesday, November 14th, 2023.
A statement on Tuesday, 14th November 2023 signed by the PSC Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said that the Academy is currently Screening candidates for the 2023 admission.
Dr. Arase while addressing the management of the Academy directed that there must be a level playing field for all candidates and that concerns raised by candidates must be addressed in the interest of fairness and justice.
He said the admission processes must be collaborative with all the agencies that make up the Police Recruitment Board. The Board is headed by the Police Service Commission and has Members from the Nigeria Police Force, the Ministry of Police Affairs, the Federal Character Commission, and Police Colleges.
The PSC Chairman noted that scores for the different stages of the assessment must be in tune with best practices and requirements of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.
He said in places where there were glitches in the Computer-based tests, it should be addressed so as not to deny some candidates the opportunity of a level playing field.
The PSC Chairman also demanded that every candidate must be allowed to go through all the selection processes after which the Recruitment Board would decide on numbers for admission based on the equality of states. He also made a case for Gender sensitivity and commended the Management of the Academy for the good work they are doing.