Recruitment: 21,878 apply for 10,000 police jobs

21,878 apply for 10,000 police jobs

Inspector General, Ibrahim Idris

Posted By Faith Yahaya
•Niger records highest number of applicants

THE Police Service Commission (PSC) said yesterday that five days after the announcement of the recruitment of 10,000 into the Police as constables, 21,878 have applied so far.

It also revealed that Niger State has the highest number of applicants and Bayelsa has the lowest.

Giving update of the recruitment process, the commission spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, said: “The Police Service Commission has so far received 21,878 applications, five days after it opened its portal for the recruitment of 10,000 constables last Friday.

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“The online applications hit this figure as at 12.30pm today, Tuesday December 5, 2018. The portal is expected to close on January 11, 2019 in line with the Federal Character requirement of six weeks.”

Ani added: “Out of the 21,878 applications already received, 20,217 applicants are males and 1,661 are females.

“Niger State has the highest number of applicants with 2,276 applications followed by Katsina with 1,677, Kano third with I,577 and Bauchi 1,543.

“Bayelsa has the lowest application of just 55, Ebonyi 88, Anambra, 107, Lagos 112 and Abia, 130. Imo State has 133 applicants, Delta, 150 and Enugu 167.”

Credit: The Nation