PSC unveils 10,000 recruits, drops 61,092 candidates

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The Police Service Commission has introduced the approval and launch of a listing of 10,000 profitable candidates for recruitment into the constable and specialist cadres of the Nigeria Police Force.

The fee famous that to make sure equity and justice within the recruitment course of, it labored with related stakeholders, together with the Nigeria Police Force, the National Assembly and the Federal Character Commission.

It added that it ensured fairness within the unfold of profitable candidates throughout the 774 native authorities areas of the nation.

The spokesperson for the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, made the event identified in an announcement on Tuesday.

Ani stated, “The Police Service Commission has authorized and launched the record of 10,000 profitable candidates for recruitment into the constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force.

“The fee right this moment, Tuesday, June 4, 2024, acquired the report of the Police Recruitment Board. 9,000 candidates have been authorized for recruitment for basic obligation whereas 1,000 candidates have been recruited for the specialist cadre.

“To guarantee equity and justice within the recruitment course of, the fee labored with steering from related stakeholders, together with the Nigeria Police Force, the National Assembly and the Federal Character Commission.

“It ensured equity in the spread of successful candidates across the 774 local government areas of the country.”

The fee had earlier inaugurated a recruitment board – a broad-based stakeholders’ physique populated by representatives from the PSC, the NPF, the Ministry of Police Affairs, the Federal Character Commission, Police Colleges and the Police Trust Fund, to superintend over the recruitment course of.

Also, Nigerian youths have been invited to use on-line for consideration for the next levels of the train, by way of paid commercials in a number of nationwide media.

The on-line utility was completed in six weeks, between October 15, 2023, and November 26, 2023, because the fee stated a complete of 609,886 purposes have been acquired, whereas 416,323 candidates who met the necessities have been shortlisted for the second stage of the train.

The bodily and doc screening stage was held within the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory between Monday, January 8, 2024 and Monday, January 29, 2024.

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The fee stated after the bodily and credentials screening, it shortlisted 171,956 candidates for the computer-based checks performed by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.

Ani famous that “15,447 basic obligation candidates who did nicely within the CBT have been additional invited for medical screening to find out their well being standing.

“The 55,645 specialists who have been shortlisted from the bodily and credentials screening have been subjected to sensible checks and later medical screening. Each stage of the recruitment course of was carried out with a excessive degree of scrutiny and care.

“A complete of 10,000 candidates made up of 9,000 basic obligation and 1,000 specialists have been advisable for last choice.

“The selection of specialists was done in conjunction with the Nigeria Police Force on the need assessment, ensuring capability and balance of geographical representation.”

The assertion requested the candidates to test the standing of their utility by way of the Police Service Commission’s devoted net web page.

Speaking on the recruitment, the Chairman of the fee, Dr Solomon Arase, a retired Inspector General of Police, stated, “I am filled with optimism because these young men and women represent the future of our nation’s security and it is our collective responsibility to ensure that their journey begins on a foundation of integrity, transparency and excellence.”

The PSC chairman disclosed that your entire course of displays a deliberate effort to construct a Police Force that’s competent, dependable and really consultant of the perfect that Nigeria has to supply.

On the appointment construction, Arase stated to make sure equity and inclusivity, 10 candidates have been chosen from every of the 774 native authorities areas, as suggested by the National Assembly in its plenary on February 29, 2024.

The PSC chairman disclosed that to uphold the best requirements of confidentiality, a “list of successful candidates must be presented to the public in a manner compliant with the Nigeria Data Protection Act of 2023.”

This, he famous, would be certain that the non-public information of the recruits coming into a delicate safety organisation remained safe, thereby defending their private and household security.



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