Police Recruitment: 210,150 Candidates to Undergo Screening July 1

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Switzerland, June 27

210, 150 candidates shortlisted for recruitment into the Police Service Commission, will begin the screening exercise on 1st of July.

The candidates from all 36 states of the federation applied for the constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force.

Out of the candidates, the commission is expected to recruit 10,000.

 A statement by spokesman for the  PSC, Ikechukwu Ani,  on Wednesday said they had contacted the candidates.

He said the commission received 315,032 applications at the close of its recruitment portal on January 11,  adding that Niger State had the highest number of applicants, with 12,247 shortlisted for screening while Lagos had the least with 1,305.

Ani said Kano State had the second highest candidates with 11,717  followed by Katsina with  11,651. According to him, Benue has  10, 567 while Adamawa has  10,361 and Bauchi 10,232.

With  1,414, Bayelsa State emerged as the second lowest after Lagos, followed by Anambra  State with 1,415.

The PSC is expected to recruit 10,000  out of the candidates.

 A statement by spokesman for the  PSC, Ikechukwu Ani,  on Wednesday said they had contacted the candidates.

 He said the commission received 315,032 applications at the close of its recruitment portal on January 11,  adding that Niger State had the highest number of applicants, with 12,247 shortlisted for screening while Lagos had the least with 1,305.

Ani said Kano State had the second highest candidates with 11,717  followed by Katsina with  11,651. According to him, Benue has  10, 567 while Adamawa has  10,361 and Bauchi 10,232.

With  1,414, Bayelsa State emerged as the second lowest after Lagos, followed by Anambra  State with 1,415.

Chairman of the commission, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, a former  Inspector-General of Police,  warned the candidates against cheating.

He said, “Anyone caught  in any criminal act will be handed over to the police for investigation and prosecution.”

The exercise, which holds in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, will end on the 28th of July.

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