Recruitment: Police Receives 705, 352 Applications For 10,000 Job Openings

PIC.4.2016-POLICE-WEEKThe Police Service Commission (PSC) says it has received 705,352 applications as at 7.30 a.m., Tuesday, April 19, from Nigerians seeking employment into the Nigeria Police Force.
The PSC on April 1, commenced the recruitment of 10,000 Nigerians into various cadres of the Force.
A statement from the spokesman of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani, Tuesday said a breakdown of the applications showed that 202, 427 applicants have successfully applied for the position of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), 169,446, for the position of Cadet Inspector and 333,479 for the position of Constables.
The Commission will be recruiting 500 Cadet Asps, 500 Cadet Inspectors, 1,500 Specialist Officers and 7, 500 Constables to meet the President’s approved 10,000 new entrants into the Force, Ani explained.
Ani noted that the Chairman of the Commission, Mike Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police, described the process of receiving the forms as smooth and transparent.
He explained that the Commission is committed to making the recruitment exercise a huge exercise, adding that the Commission will continue to make the process of the recruitment transparent.
He assured the applicants of fairness and equal opportunity since the Commission is only interested in recruiting for the Police the best brains in the society.
President Muhammadu Buhari had at last year’s National Security Summit approved the recruitment of 10,000 police men to strengthen the Nigeria Police for better service.

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